Saab has signed a contract worth SEK 1.4 billion ($164 million) for the production and delivery of ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.
The contract comprises production and delivery of three different types of ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf system and also includes possibilities for additional orders. Deliveries are expected to take place during 2016-2019.
“I am very glad to announce that we have now received this significant order for Carl-Gustaf ammunition. This further strengthens our leading position on the market for shoulder-launched weapons systems,” says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab business area Dynamics.
The information about the customer will not be announced.
The Carl-Gustaf is a world-leading weapon system within the support weapon category. The latest version, the Carl-Gustaf M4, reduces the weight from 10 kg to 7 kg. Carl-Gustaf is a battle-winning system for soldiers operating in demanding environments. Employing a wide range of ammunition types, the Carl-Gustaf system allows dismounted soldiers to defeat multiple challenges – from neutralising armoured vehicles to clearing obstacles and engaging enemies in buildings.
Saab has received an ammunition order from US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order is a part of the contract announced in August 2014 for the 84-mm recoilless rifle system
Important new capabilities developed by Saab for its AT4 weapon system will also be exhibited for the first time at DSEI. These enhanced variants deliver extended range (ER) performance and improved high explosive (HE) effects
Saab has signed a new framework contract with the USSOCOM for the companys Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system.The contract is a follow on agreement to a previous 5 year contract for the 84mm recoilless rifle system
Saab has signed a contract with the European Defence Agency (EDA) for the production and delivery of Carl-Gustaf ammunition. Deliveries will take place during 2017
Saab will deliver three UAV systems comprising of air vehicles equipped with day/night sensors and a ground station to the Swedish Police. The system also includes spare parts, consumables, documentation, training and technical support
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