Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the development and production of Torpedo Integration Systems (TIS) for the Navy´s A26 submarines.
The order also includes upgrade of existing systems on the Visby-class corvettes and Gotland-class submarines. Deliveries will take place during the period 2017-2020, the company announced Wednesday.
The contract includes construction, production and verification of Torpedo Integration Systems for the two A26 submarines which were ordered by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration in 2015.
In addition, Saab will also upgrade existing Torpedo Integration Systems on the Visby-class corvettes and Gotland-class submarines. The contract also includes options for future upgrade orders.
“With this contract, the Swedish Navy will have modern Torpedo Integration Systems on their submarines and corvettes to ensure a continued and modern operation of the existing torpedo systems”, said Anne-Marie Vösu, head of business unit Underwater Systems within Saab business area Dynamics.
“With the new systems, the corvettes and submarines will also be prepared for the Swedish Navy´s New Lightweight Torpedo, ordered in 2016 and now under development by Saab. The systems also supports the integration of Saab´s AUV´s and ROV´s on the platforms”, said Anne-Marie Vösu.
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