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USSOCOM places Carl-Gustaf follow-on order

18th June 2012 - 16:04 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Saab has announced that US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has placed a follow-on order for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon systems and ammunition. The new contract, announced 18 June, 2012, has a total value of MUSD 25.8.

The Carl-Gustaf 84mm recoilless rifle system has along and successful history, and has successively been modernised and adapted to meet new requirements. A true multi-role, man-portable shoulder-fired weapon, the system is in use in more than 40 countries worldwide.

The additional system will be delivered by Saab in July 2013, according to the company.

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