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UDT Europe 2017: Saab launches new torpedo

31st May 2017 - 13:39 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Bremen


Saab has unveiled its new lightweight torpedo for the first time to the international market at UDT Europe 2017.

In May 2016 the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration placed an order for a New Lightweight Torpedo system and the Swedish Navy is the launch customer for the weapon, the company confirmed.

The total value of the contract stands at SEK1.53 billion and deliveries are scheduled during the period 2016-2024.

‘The torpedo is specifically for ASW, to hunt for submarines,’ said Carl-Marcus Remen, sales director at Saab, ‘We are seeing an upgrading period for ASW at the moment and the torpedo fits

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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