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Swedish IFVs get upgrade

30th March 2016 - 15:28 GMT | by Ian Kemp in London


The Swedish government has awarded BAE Systems a contract, to refurbish and upgrade CV90 infantry fighting vehicles for the Swedish Army.

The contract is worth approximately SEK1.5 billion ($184 million) and will encompass 262 units – over half the CV90 fleet. Work will begin immediately with the first upgraded vehicles scheduled to be returned to the army in 2018 and the last in 2020.

The Swedish FMV defence procurement agency announced in January 2014 that the government had approved a major upgrade of the army's CV90 fleet which will include integration of a new battle management system and extend 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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