Saab Wins $940 Million Carl Gustaf Man Portable Weapon System Components Contract

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  • 03:20 PM, March 9, 2015
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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.

The contract also includes an option for additional orders with a total value of SEK 60 million ($444 Million). “This order is another evidence of the system’s reliability and capability”, said Görgen Johansson head of Saab’s business area Dynamics was quoted as saying. 

“Carl-Gustaf is a leading system and a key component of armed forces throughout the world. The system has repeatedly proven itself in the world’s most demanding environments as a versatile and powerful tool for the infantry soldier,” said Johansson. 

Deliveries will take place during 2015. The Carl-Gustaf system has a long and successful history, and still proves itself to be a highly modern and capable ground support weapon. Successfully, it has been modernized and adapted to meet new requirements.

 

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