BAE Techniques has signed a follow-on contract value $90 million with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for 2 new CV90 variants, that are being added to the Swedish CV90 RENO improve programme. The 2 new variants will probably be delivered by BAE Techniques’ Swedish three way partnership HB Utveckling AB, which brings collectively BAE Techniques Hägglunds and Bofors manufacturing capabilities. The brand new variants are the Ahead Upkeep car, which is able to present crucial frontline assist, restore, and restoration for different autos, guaranteeing improved general fight car availability; and the Fight Engineer variant, which is able to considerably develop the flexibility to make sure route clearance and deny enemy forces mission crucial mobility. These two new variants will be a part of the Swedish Military’s mechanised formations with deliveries scheduled between 2023 and 2027.

New BAE Techniques CV90 Ahead Upkeep for Swedish Military

“Ritek has demonstrated that it has the commercial functionality and expertise required for such a programme. As our manufacturing associate for the same Norwegian Military programme, it made sense to show to Ritek once we have been in search of the optimum industrial setup for this essential FMV contract,” stated Peter Sedin, BAE Techniques Hägglunds’ director of operations.


“We’re proud to be producing these two new CV90 variants for the Swedish Military. The collaborative strategy concerned within the Swedish CV90 RENO programme has been recognised as a key success consider reaching a well timed, balanced, and cost-effective resolution to satisfy the shopper’s functionality necessities. We sit up for supporting our Swedish buyer in growing their fight effectivity,” stated Tommy Gustafsson-Rask, managing director of BAE Techniques Hägglunds.

New BAE Systems CV90 Combat Engineer Variants for Swedish Army
New BAE Techniques CV90 Fight Engineer Variants for Swedish Military

The 2 new CV90 variants will probably be produced at BAE Techniques Hägglunds’ facility in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden and by Ritek in Levanger, Norway. Ritek is one among BAE Techniques Hägglunds’ key industrial companions within the Norwegian CV90 programme. Ritek’s position on this Swedish programme is a big milestone, shifting Ritek into the worldwide CV90 provide chain. There are roughly 1,300 CV90s in service with Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. The car has a combat-proven observe report and is designed to accommodate future development to satisfy evolving missions. Extra just lately, each Slovakia and the Czech Republic have chosen CV90 to interchange their legacy infantry preventing car fleets. The CV90 will now be out there in 17 variants and is designed to offer optimum mobility, with the very best degree of safety in any terrain or tactical surroundings.

Swedish Army Receives 100th CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle
On August 27, the Swedish military acquired its one centesimal CV90 (Strf 9040) Infantry Preventing Automobiles

The CV90 MkIV combines improved battlefield speeds and dealing with with an upgraded digital structure to assist future development capabilities because the advanced battlefield evolves. The CV90 (Fight Automobile 90; Stridsfordon 90) is a household of Swedish tracked fight autos designed by Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets Materielverk, FMV), Hägglunds and Bofors through the mid-Eighties to early Nineteen Nineties, coming into service in Sweden within the mid-Nineteen Nineties. The Swedish model of the principle infantry preventing car (IFV) is fitted with a turret from Bofors that’s geared up with a 40 mm Bofors autocannon. Sweden initially deliberate for a mixture of CV9040 and CV9025, assessments of the 25 mm turret being carried out on an Ikv 91 chassis, however lastly selected the 40 mm model, because of the a lot greater versatility of the bigger calibre. First use was by the Swedish UN forces in Liberia 2004, the place 13 Stridsfordon 9040C have been deployed.