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​Saab presents mockup of new mobile RBS 70 NG air defence launcher

12th May 2017 - 12:35 GMT | by Ian Kemp in Karlskoga


Saab Dynamics has unveiled a full scale mockup of its RBS 70 NG (New Generation) RWS short range air defence (SHORAD) missile launcher at its facility in Karlskoga, Sweden.

Saab is marketing the RBS 70 NG RWS in combination with its new Giraffe X radar as the 'perfect mobile SHORAD' solution. Michael Höglund, head of marketing and sales within Saab Dynamic's Missile Systems business area, cited India, Norway, Sweden, the UK, and the USA as among 'many' countries planning to strengthen their short and very short range air defence capabilities over the next decade.

The RBS 70 NG is the

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Ian Kemp


Ian Kemp

Ian Kemp has written extensively on historical and modern defence issues for publications in Europe, …

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