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Saab has been chosen for a mortar ammunition contract for 81mm grenades from an undisclosed customer.

The order includes the high explosive grenade WG, as well as the explosive grenade EUG and potentially the newest product from SBDS which is the THOR - the latest version of pre fragmented mortar grenades.

The framework contract, , including both explosive and training rounds, will have a duration of five years and the first order intakes are expected to take place in 2019 followed by deliveries in 2020.

Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland Ltd. (SBDS), which is part of Saab business area Dynamics will manufacture and deliver the mortar rounds.

“We warmly welcome this selection of our mortar ammunition. The requirement was exacting as regards its operational and training demands. Our selection is indicative of our leadership as a designer and manufacture of high quality mortar ammunition,” says Görgen Johansson, Head of Saab Business Area Dynamics.

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