USSOCOM Places Follow-on Order for Saab's Carl-Gustaf

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the U.S. Special Operations Command to supply additional Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon systems and ammunition. The order has a total value of MUSD 25.8 (approx MSEK 187). Delivery will take place in July 2013.

“Having this system in service and combat proven with U.S. Special Operations Forces is yet another stamp of approval and proof of the continued confidence that the U.S. Special Operations Command customer has in our company and our products”, said Saab North America President, Dan-Åke Enstedt.

The Carl-Gustaf 84mm recoilless rifle system has along and successful history, and has successively been modernized and adapted to meet new requirements. A true multi-role, man-portable shoulder-fired weapon, the system is in use in more than 40 countries worldwide. With the Carl-Gustaf M3 version, Saab offers state-of-the-art capability for demanding customers investing in the future.

Source: Saab AB (OMX Stockholm: SAAB B)
Date: Jun 18, 2012