Saab has won a contract with the Brazilian Army for deliveries of RBS 70 NG man-portable air defence system.
In addition to the RBS 70 NG system, the order also includes training systems, camouflage systems and other associated equipment. This is the Brazilian Army’s first order of the latest RBS 70 NG version, the company said in a statement Monday.
Their existing RBS 70 inventory has been in service with the Brazilian Army since 2014.
“The RBS 70 NG offers a day/night capability, unjammable laser guidance and an automatic target tracker that ensures the missile hits its target,” says Görgen Johansson, Head of Saab business area Dynamics.
This order was booked during Q4 2018.
Saab has won a $40 million contract to supply Czech Republic with RBS 70 Next Generation (NG) Very Short-range Air Defense (VSHORAD) man-portable air defence system. The order includes integration with Czech Air Defence, test equipment and training
Saab has received an order from the Brazilian Army for deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (Very Short-Range Air Defence) system. The contract signed between Saab and the Brazilian Army includes man-portable launchers, training simulators, camouflage systems and associated equipment for operators and maintainers
The Irish Army conducted a live firing exercise with RBS 70 and the latest generation of the system, RBS 70 NG at the Bofors Test Center in Karlskoga, Sweden recently. The purpose of the firings were to enhance their soldiers operational capability to engage both aerial and static targets, a Saab release said During four days, officers, operators and technicians from the Artillery Corps and the Ordnance Corps of the Irish Army visited Saab´s business area Dynamics and fired ten missiles against aerial and static surface targets
Lithuania has placed an order for Saab-made RBS 70 missile simulators in order to enhance the country's air defense capabilities. Included in the contract are simulators, training services and spare parts and deliveries will take place during 2018, the company announced Tuesday
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European company MBDA has won a €200 million contract to supply 100 Meteor air-to-air missiles to be equipped on Brazilian Gripen NG fighters. The aircraft are expected to be commissioned by the Brazilian Air Force in 2021 or 2022
Saab has signed a framework agreement regarding a live fire training system for the Norwegian Armed Forces. The agreement, which is valid for 4 years, is the result of competitive procurement and covers all branches of Norwegian defence
The US Army has placed an order for additional Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems from Saab. Saab and the US Army have signed a multi-year framework agreement for delivery of the Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system, designated M3E1 in the US
The Brazilian Navy will receive the first of eight upgraded AgustaWestland Super Lynx AH-11B helicopters in February. Leonardo Helicopters is modernizing the helicopters under a June 2014 contract issued by the Brazilian Navy Aeronautical Directorate (DAerM) for $113 million,
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