Saab to deliver new Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system to Sweeden

Saab to deliver new Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system to Sweeden

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for deliveries of the Carl-Gustaf® M4, the latest version of the Carl-Gustaf weapon system, to the Swedish Armed Forces.

“The improved ergonomics of the Carl-Gustaf M4 will make the Swedish soldiers more agile and effective on the battlefield,” Torbjörn Saxmo, head of Saab business unit Ground Combat within Saab business area Dynamics said.

“We are looking forward to helping the Swedish Armed Forces strengthen their operational capability.”

Gustaf M4 is the latest version of the portable, shoulder-launched, multi-role weapon system that provides the customers with a wide range of engagement options. The M4 is also compatible with future battlefield technology developments such as intelligent sighting systems and programmable ammunition.

With the current order from Sweden, the company has signed five contracts with five different countries since the launch of the new system. Delivery will take place during 2018.

Source: www.defenceandtechnology.com
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