FMV Orders Carl-Gustaf Ammunition
Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) for deliveries of Carl-Gustaf ammunition to the Swedish Army. The order value amounts to approximately SEK122 million and final delivery will take place during 2017.
Since 1948, the Carl-Gustaf multi-purpose weapon system has been supporting dismounted infantry around the world in dealing with a full range of battlefield challenges, and for decades, the system has been in service within the Swedish Army.
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“With this order, of both live and training ammunition, the Swedish Armed Forces continues its efforts to increase the capability of its army on the battlefield. The order is definitely a strong proof of the customer’s trust in the system and in Saab as a supplier”, says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab business area Dynamics.
The Carl-Gustaf is a world-leading weapon system within the support weapon category. It has been constantly modernised and enhanced to meet users’ changing needs. The latest version, the Carl-Gustaf M4, reduces the weight from 10 kg to less than 7 kg. Carl-Gustaf is a battle-winning system for soldiers operating in demanding environments. Employing a wide range of ammunition types, the Carl-Gustaf system allows dismounted soldiers to defeat multiple challenges – from neutralising armoured vehicles to clearing obstacles and engaging enemies in buildings.
Source : Saab AB (OMX Stockholm: SAAB B)
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