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Defexpo 2014: Saab teams for SRSAM programme

6th February 2014 - 02:40 GMT | by Tim Fish in Delhi


Swedish defence manufacturer Saab has teamed with Indian vehicle producer Ashok Leyland for the Indian Army’s ground-based air defence (GBAD) programme.

The arrangements, which were announced at the Defexpo 2014 show in Delhi on 5 February, will see the companies compete for the Short-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (SRSAM) project that is worth about $1.5 billion.

Plans are to buy 36 systems in addition to more than 1,000 missiles that will equip two GBAD regiments.

Ashok Leyland will provide its Super Stallion 8x8 high mobility all-terrain vehicle that will mount Saab’s BAMSE GBAD system. All the components of the BAMSE will be

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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