Saab has won a $32.4 million contract to deliver Robotsystem (RBS) 70 missiles and additional equipment.
The company announced Monday that deliveries will occur between 2015 and 2016 to a customer whose identity was not disclosed.
The Saab portfolio of short-range ground-based air defence missile systems includes the RBS 70 and the further enhanced RBS 70 NG.
The RBS 70 system has a track-record on the market with more than 1,600 launchers and over 17,000 missiles delivered to 19 countries.
“One of our customers of the RBS 70 system has placed an additional order to achieve added capacity of its forces. This order demonstrates the reliability of the RBS 70 system, as well as the high quality of our manufacturing and support capabilities,” says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab business area Dynamics.
"The RBS 70 is a modern system with a long lifespan. An increasing number of customers are discovering its flexible design, which allows for the system to be continuously upgraded,” said Johansson.
The RBS 70 short-range anti-aircraft missile is operational with the Swedish armed forces and has also been exported to 18 countries worldwide. It is a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) designed for anti-aircraft warfare in all climate zones with little or no support from other forces.
The company has not released details about the customer.
Saab has won a $1.04 billion contract from Swedens military to construct two new Type A26 submarines and for mid-life upgrade of two Gotland-class submarines
Saab announced Thursday that it has signed a SEK127 million (US $15 million) contract with the European Defense Agency (EDA) to deliver Carl-Gustaf ammunition to Agency member states Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Poland. Deliveries will take place during 2016
Saab announced today that it has received an order for the production and delivery of camouflage equipment from the US Army. Deliveries will occur over the next six months
Saab announced Monday that it has signed a SEK 100 million ($120,000) contract with Pilatus Aircraft to provide the mission and graphics computer, with a digital map function, for the Pilatus PC-21. The contract covers development, adaptation and delivery of an open system mission computer, plus the digital map software function, for the PC-21 advanced turboprop trainer aircraft produced by Switzerland's Pilatus Aircraft
Saab will showcase its new generation of submarine, A26, at IMDEX Asia 2015, the International Maritime Defence Exhibition and conference in Singapore, 19-21 May. The Saab will also display other products including systems and solutions for air, surface and sea
Saab has won a warhead production contract from MBDA France for MMP medium-range missile. The order has been placed with Saabs subsidiary Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland (SBDS)
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