Saab gets contract to work on Swedish Navy underwater weapon systems

Torpedo 47 Swedish NavyPhoto: Saab

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab for product support and maintenance of the Swedish Navy’s underwater weapon systems, the company announced on February 28.

The contract enables FMV to place orders for product support and maintenance of underwater weapon systems during the period 2017-2019, up to a total value of SEK 236 million (approx. USD 26M).

The contract comes under the terms of the Letter of Intent (LoI) between Saab and FMV that was announced on 9 June 2014. The LoI supports the Swedish Armed Forces’ underwater capabilities for the period 2015-2024.

“This contract secures the availability of operational weapon systems for the Swedish Navy. We will plan for and conduct necessary measures to keep the systems ready whenever the customer needs,” Anne-Marie Vösu, head of business unit Underwater Systems within Saab business area Dynamics, said.

“The contract is proof of the customer’s trust in our knowledge and expertise within the underwater domain, and it is an important foundation for our continuing business.”

 

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