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Land Warfare

PREMIUM: Saab hopes Australia will take Barracuda bait

9th April 2021 - 08:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


Saab has sold the MCS to around 30 countries to date. (Saab)

Saab senses manufacturing and sales opportunities in Australia for its signature-reducing Barracuda, despite a previously unsuccessful attempt.

Saab has selected Australian firm SME Global Defence Solutions (GDS) to manufacture the Barracuda Mobile Camouflage System (MCS) for the Australian market, according to an announcement made on 6 April.

Andy Keough, MD of Saab Australia, commented: ‘Australian industrial involvement is critical to the success of our sovereign defence industry ...

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