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Sweden prepares to receive final hammers of Thor

30th April 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by Christopher F Foss in London


BAE Systems Hägglunds will deliver the last of 40 CV90 twin 120mm Mjölner ('Hammer of Thor') self-propelled mortar (SPM) systems to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) in Q4 2020.

Tommy Gustafsson-Rask, MD of BAE Systems Hägglunds, said the Mjölner system is being delivered ‘on time and on cost’.

He claimed that the integration of Mjölner with the CV90 platform ‘gives an advantage and makes a difference for the army in the battlefield’.

The CV90 twin 120mm Mjölner (pictured, carrying out a firing mission) will replace the 120 Krh/40 (m/41) 120mm mortar, which has been in Swedish service for almost

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Christopher F Foss


Christopher F Foss

Christopher F Foss is an internationally recognised authority on armoured fighting vehicles, artillery and other weapon systems, …

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