Saab has been awarded SEK 500 million (US$ 56m) contract from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) to provide additional anti-ship missiles.
Deliveries will begin in the mid-2020s.
This new contract is followed by March 2017 contract in which the FMV ordered for the next generation anti-ship missiles from the firm to be integrated on the new Gripen E fighters and the Visby class corvettes.
“With these missiles the Swedish Armed Forces will have an outstanding capability to defeat any target, on both land and sea at long distances. The system also allows them to engage targets regardless of weather conditions and enemy countermeasures”, says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab business area Dynamics.
The next generation anti-ship missile system combines proven capabilities from the RBS15 anti-ship missile family with new and enhanced capabilities. The RBS15 is a missile system that has been used by navies, coastal batteries and air forces for almost 30 years.
The next generation missile system has an improved combat range, an upgraded missile seeker, and a lower mass compared to the earlier system. It also has an ability to combat a wide spectrum of naval and land-based targets, an all-weather capability and a new design enabling future growth potential. The RBS15 missile family is jointly produced by Saab and Diehl Defence.
Boeing and partner Saab have completed the first flight of their second production-ready T-X aircraft designed specifically for the US Air Force $16.3 billion advanced pilot training requirement
Saab has signed a SEK3.2 billion ($354 million) contract with the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for the development and production of the next generation anti-ship missile system
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Saab has signed a framework agreement with Denmark and Norway under a joint procurement process for the supply of static and mobile camouflage systems to their armed forces. The agreements allow the two countries to place orders for camouflage systems over a four year contract period
Saab has signed a framework agreement with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for maintenance and support of submarines and submarine rescue systems. The framework agreement covers the time span 2017-2019 and the initial order value amounts to SEK 69 million ( US$7
Saab will showcase its New Lightweight Torpedo at this year´s Undersea Defence Technology (UDT) exhibition in Bremen, Germany on 30 May- 1 June. This will be the first time Saab demonstrates the system, ordered by the Swedish Defence Material Administration in 2016, to the global defence market
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