Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding design plans for a New Lightweight Torpedo (NLT). The order refers to the period 2014-2015 and amounts to the value of MSEK 43.
The order is part of the Letter of Intent regarding the Swedish armed forces’ underwater capability which was announced on June 9, 2014.
This is the first step in developing a new lightweight torpedo. Final delivery of this order will be during 2015.
“We are very pleased and proud to have the continued confidence to deliver torpedo weapon systems to FMV and the Swedish Navy in the commencement of the work to deliver the replacement for Torpedo 45,” says Görgen Johansson, Senior Vice President and Head of business area Saab Dynamics.
Press Release, July 04, 2014; Image: Saab