Saab Inks Mechanical Mine Sweep Components Deal

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract regarding further deliveries of components for the Mechanical Mine Sweep TMk9 system.


The Mechanical Minesweep TMk9 system has a long and successful history, and still proves itself to be a highly vital component in mine warfare operations of today.

In operations sweeping sea mines the TMk9 system with its precise shaped change function cuts the anchor line of the mine making it surface to be disposed safely.

“This further proves that Saab has a very strong position and great solutions in the area of MCM (Mine Counter Measures), says Agneta Kammeby, Head of the Underwater Systems business unit within Saab Dynamics.

Deliveries will take place during 2015. The industry’s nature is such that depending on circumstances concerning the product and customer, information regarding the customer will not be announced.

For the past 30 years, Saab´s products in the field of MCM (Mine Counter Measures) has been the obvious choice for many of the world’s leading MCM Operators. These products cover the whole workflow of MCM operations from detection to disposal of sea mines.

Press Release, October 09, 2014; Image: Saab




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