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UDT Asia: Saab torpedo develops

20th January 2017 - 01:35 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore


A new lightweight torpedo being developed by Saab for the Royal Swedish Navy (RSwN) will be integrated onto its future submarines.

Dubbed Torpedo 47, it will replace the existing Torpedo 45 and is due to be installed on RSwN ships, helicopters and submarines.

Saab received an additional contract on 7 December last year to integrate the new torpedo onto two A26 submarines that the company is building for the RSwN. The torpedo integration system will also upgrade existing systems on Sweden’s Visby-class corvettes and Gotland-class submarines.

This follows the award of a SEK1.53 billion ($171 million) contract to Saab that was

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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