US government signs Saab ammo agreement
Saab and the US government have signed an ammunition framework agreement worth up to $445 million over five years, the company announced on 10 July.
A first purchase order of $83 million was placed at the signing of the agreement.
Saab’s AT4 has been in use with US forces since the 1980s. The Carl-Gustaf (designated MAAWS in the US) system has been a program of record in the US since 2013, and as of 2018 the US Army is acquiring the latest version of the system, the Carl-Gustaf M4 (designated M3E1).
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