Defence and security company Saab has received an order for the delivery of explosive training artillery ammunition. The order amounts to approximately MSEK 100 and production and delivery will take place during 2013 and 2014.
The order will be carried out by Saab’s Swiss subsidiary Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland (SBDS) and includes the manufacture and delivery of explosive training artillery grenades. The scope of work consists of the conversion of live rounds into training rounds with SBDS performing the technical alteration, the filling of the target marking and explosive components as well as the final assembling.
“This order is an endorsement both of Saab and the world-class facility SBDS is developing inSwitzerland, which provides products and services for Armed Forces around the world," says Görgen Johansson, Head of Saab’s business area Dynamics.
“The order is in line with our strategy to strengthen and extend our range of services. We have a well-proven track record of fulfilling a wide range of service contracts within the field of munitions, the respective components and explosives,” adds Stephan Kocher, Head of Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland.
The industry’s nature is such that depending on circumstances concerning the product and customer, information regarding the customer will not be announced.
Source: Saab AB (OMX Stockholm: SAAB B)
Date: Jul 19, 2013