Defence and security company Saab have signed a contract on delivery of the new RBS 70 NG VSHORAD (very short range air defence system). The order has a total value of MSEK 378 and comprises supply and long-term maintenance and support of the RBS 70 NG, the latest version of the advanced Air Defence Missile System.
System deliveries will take place between 2018 and 2020, followed by long-term maintenance and support of the systems.
“We are very proud of the confidence our customers place in the RBS 70 NG system and are satisfied to have been able to secure this order for the system,” says Görgen Johansson, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Dynamics.
The industry’s nature is such that depending on circumstances concerning the product and customer, further information regarding the customer will not be announced.
The core of RBS 70 NG is the new generation sight module with integrated high-resolution thermal imager that allows for an all-target capability both day and night. The RBS 70 NG also has an advanced cueing which improves reaction times and target acquisition. With the RBS 70 NG, Saab offers state-of-the art systems for demanding customers investing in the future.
Source: Saab AB (OMX Stockholm: SAAB B)
Date: Sep 21, 2016