Saab Receives Order for AUV62
LINKÖPING, Sweden -- January 17, 2013
Defence and security company Saab have signed a contract on delivery of
autonomous underwater vehicles systems, AUV62, in training configuration.
The order has a total value of MSEK 269 and comprises supply and long term
maintenance and support of AUV62, the latest version of the advanced training
target for Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) training.
“We are very proud of the confidence our customers place in the AUV62 system
and are satisfied to have been able to secure this order for the system.” says
Görgen Johansson, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Dynamics.
The industry’s nature is such that depending on circumstances concerning the
product and customer, information regarding the customer will not be
The AUV62 is an advanced and highly modern and capable system for
cost-efficient training of a navy’s ASW forces. The AUV62 is an artificial
acoustic target that mimics a submarine in a way that is compatible with any
torpedo- and sonar system on the market today. The AUV62 system fully replaces
the use of a submarine in the role as a manoeuvring training target. With the
AUV62 Saab offers a state-of-the-art training capability for demanding
customers investing in the future.
System deliveries will take place during 2014 and 2015, followed by long term
maintenance and support of the systems.
Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and
solutions ranging from military defence to civil security. Saab has operations
and employees on all continents and constantly develops, adopts and improves
new technology to meet customers’ changing needs.
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The information was submitted for publication on 17 January at 11.30 (CET).
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