Saab Awarded Swedish Navy Contract For Life Extension Programme Of Torpedo 62
Saab has obtained an order from the Swedish Defence Materials Organisation (FMV) for the subsequent section of the life extension program of Torpedo 62. The order worth is SEK 145 million and deliveries will happen by the top of 2023. The order consists of pre-studies and engineering which contains subsystem prototypes for enhancements of the present torpedo. Manufacturing and growth will happen in Linköping and Motala. The life extension program for the Swedish Navy’s heavyweight torpedo was first signed in 2020. This order ensures the likelihood for the Torpedo 62 to stay in operation with the Swedish Navy till mid-2040.
“This order helps to develop a extra succesful torpedo system for the long run. We’re trying ahead to persevering with to evolve one of many Swedish Navy’s foremost weapon programs,” says, Görgen Johansson, head of Saab’s enterprise space Dynamics.
Torpedo 62 is a heavyweight torpedo system for floor and underwater targets. Torpedo 62 is provided with a sophisticated propulsion system with excessive capability and lengthy endurance, mixed with a sophisticated goal seeker, developed for the Swedish Navy’s operational space. Within the late Eighties, FFV (immediately Saab Dynamics AB), started to develop a alternative for the older Torped 613, the primary heavy torpedo utilized by the Swedish navy. The torpedo has a pump jet propulsion system giving it a most velocity of over 45+ knots. It might probably additionally observe a number of targets and classify them on the identical time.
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