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Bofors Test Centre
This was how the Bofors Test Centre’s manager, Rickard Lindstrom greeted the press at a recent demonstration of its capabilities. He asked: “What are the capabilities of a modern weapon system? To find out, you have to take it to the very edge. No...

Unequal Partners

Briefing the press on 10th May at Saab’s facility in Linköping, southern Sweden, Brigadier General Marcio Bruno Bonotto, head of the Brazilian Air force’s procurement command was full of praise for the progress being made for the production of 36 JAS-39E Gripen fighters. Speaking...

Smooth Seas for Swedish Subs

Hakan Buske, Saab president and chief executive officer is bullish about the export prospects for the company’s ‘A26’ class of conventional hunter-killer submarines which are currently under construction for the Marinen (Royal Swedish Navy).   Speaking during a presentation of the company’s activities at the...

Lethal Jack in the Box

NEMO Cont on Gd
Patria has further proved its reputation for innovation in its latest version of the NEMO 120mm turreted mortar, dubbed the Container Mortar., unveiled at the 2017 International Defence Exhibition held in Abu Dhabi in February. This integrates the NEMO weapon, fire control, power generation and...

Batteries Required

Croatian RBS-15
The Royal Swedish Navy has told armadainternational.com that reports of the force using components sourced from military museums to reconstitute its land-based coastal artillery are untrue. The force announced in early November 2016 that it was reconstituting its coastal artillery; a capability that had...

Long Arm of the NLAW

NLAW (Saab)
Saab expects to complete deliveries of its NLAW (Next-Generation Anti-Tank Weapon) surface-to-surface missile to an undisclosed customer by the end of 2017, the firm has told armadainternational.com. On 28 December 2016, the company announced that it had received an order from an unnamed customer...

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