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New Carl-Gustaf order received by Saab

31st October 2012 - 15:56 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Saab has announced that it has signed a contract for further deliveries of components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system with an unnamed customer. The company announced the MSEK 313 order on 31 October.

According to the company, the order comprises components for ammunition to the latest version of the Carl-Gustaf system, and also contains options for further orders of approximately MSEK 150, in the time period 2012-2013.

Carl-Gustaf is a multi-role, man-portable shoulder-fired weapon. The system offers the soldier various types of ammunition, ranging from armour penetration and anti-personnel, to ammunition for built-up areas as well as special features like smoke and illumination. The M3 version of the launcher features significant weight reduction and improvements for urban operations.

Saab said deliveries will take place during 2012-2013.

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