Australia orders additional Saab Carl-Gustaf system

11 November 2011 (Last Updated November 11th, 2011 04:35)

The Australian Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has placed additional orders with Saab to provide ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf M3 weapon system.

The Australian Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) has placed additional orders with Saab to provide ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf M3 weapon system.

Under the SEK160m contract, the company will provide Australia with various versions of 84mm Carl-Gustaf ammunition.

The man-portable weapon system was selected by the Australian Defence Force in late 2009 for multi-purpose service after several evaluations and assessments.

Manufacturing will take place at the company's facility in Sweden, with deliveries scheduled for mid-2012.