Saab wins underwater system order worth SEK 70 million
Saab Underwater Systems has received an order from FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration for remotely operated underwater systems. They will be used by the Swedish Navy in minehunting and other operations.
“It’s very pleasing and important that we have received another order within the remotely operated underwater vehicles area from our Swedish customer”, says Mikael Grodzinsky, President of Saab Underwater Systems. The contracted systems will be used on board the Swedish Navy’s Landsort class minehunters. “We are world-leader in remotely operated underwater vehicles for minehunting, which entail localization, classification and destruction of naval mines. We have already delivered underwater vehicles to several navies and at present deliveries are ongoing to Sweden, France, the Netherlands and Belgium”, says Grodzinsky. Saab Underwater Systems is one of the world leaders in the area of underwater systems, with special focus on littoral, shallow and difficult underwater environments. The company focuses on sensor systems, precision engagement systems, remotely operated and autonomous underwater vehicles, i.e. ROV:s and AUV:s. Saab Underwater Systems participates in several international co-operation programs. Saab is one of the world’s leading high-technology companies, with its main operations focusing on defence, aviation and space. The group covers a broad spectrum of competence and capabilities in systems integration. For further information please contact: Mikael Grodzinsky, President, Saab Underwater Systems AB Tel: +46 (0)141-224 510, mobile: +46 (0)734-460 510. www.saab.se