Saab has won SEK 175 million($20.8 million) orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for continued development of the New Lightweight Torpedo and to maintain underwater weapon systems and the Hydra sonar system.
The contracts for maintenance of underwater weapon systems and the Hydra sonar system cover system support and maintenance for relevant operational systems, the company announced in its press release on Friday.
The orders come under the terms of the Letter of Intent (LoI) between Saab and FMV that was announced on 9 June 2014. The LoI supports the Swedish Armed Forces’ underwater capabilities for the period 2015-2024.
”The New Lightweight Torpedo order represents another important step in developing a new generation underwater weapon, in collaboration with FMV and the Swedish Navy,” Görgen Johansson, head of Saab business area Dynamics was quoted as saying by the company in its statement.
“Based on the proven Torpedo 45 with its outstanding shallow-water anti-submarine warfare capability, the New Lightweight Torpedo will deliver significant performance improvements to deal with evolving threats in international scenarios,” said Johansson.
Saab Defense and Security USA has won a contract from Northrop Grumman for components and subsystems of the US Marine Corps AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) system. The order value of the contract is MSEK 247 ($32 Million)
Swedish company Saab is teaming with Netherlands Damen Shipyards Group to explore future opportunities in the international submarine market. Both companies have signed an exclusive teaming agreement to work together in pursuit of the potential Walrus-class submarine replacement programme for the Netherlands
Saab and the Polish Navy have conducted commissioning and sea acceptance test of the RBS15 Mk3 missile onboard the Orkan-class fast attack craft. The test was conducted under a contract signed in 2006 with Poland for the delivery of RBS15 Mk3 missiles, and their installation on the Orkan-class ships
Exelis has won a contract estimated $17 million to provide electronic support measures (ESM) technology and services to Sweden. Under the subcontract awarded by Saab, Exelis will provide Swedish submarines with the latest model of the sophisticated ES-3701 electronic warfare (EW) system, offering a significant capability boost in the areas of situational awareness, targeting, self-protection and surveillance
Saab and the Brazilian Ministry of Defence through the Air Force Aeronautics Command (COMAER) signed a contract for Gripen NG contractor logistics support (CLS). The total order value is SEK 548 million
Saab has received an order valued at SEK121 million to overhaul the Swedish Navys submarine HMS Södermanland. The order is part of the letter of intent regarding Swedish armed forces underwater capabilities, which was announced on 9 June 2014 and covers the period 2015-2024
Saab has won a $14.2 million contract to deliver components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system
Saab and Boeing recently tested the Ground Launched Small Diameter Bomb (GLSDB), integrating the SDB I and M26 rocket motor technologies for the Multiple Launch Rocket System. The demonstration proves that Boeings Small Diameter Bomb I, originally developed for use by aircraft, can be adapted for launch from a ground artillery system as well
Saab announced today that it has won a SEK 127 million ($940 Million) contract to deliver components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system to Sweden. The order comprises components for ammunition to the Carl-Gustaf system, a modern and effective ground support weapon system
Saab announced today that it has selected AEL Sistemas (AEL) as a new supplier for the Gripen NG in Brazil. A technology transfer contract has also been signed by both the companies
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