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Latvia orders Carl-Gustaf ammunition

30th October 2018 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Saab has received an $18.7 million order for ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf weapon system from the Latvian Ministry of Defence, the company announced on 24 October.

The order is a part of a framework agreement signed between Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration where Latvia can place orders for grenade ammunition from Saab.

The Latvian armed forces have been using Carl-Gustaf weapon system for more than 20 years.

Employing a wide range of ammunition types, the Carl-Gustaf system allows dismounted soldiers to neutralise armoured vehicles, clear obstacles and defeat enemies in buildings.

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