Sweden awards contract to Saab for new torpedo tube for lightweight torpedos

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Swedish aerospace and defence institution Saab announced an bid from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration for a caller torpedo conduit for lightweight torpedos.

According to a property merchandise from Saab, the bid worth is astir SEK 150 cardinal ($15 million), and determination is an enactment to summation the quantity of the order. Deliveries volition instrumentality spot during 2023.

The caller torpedo conduit volition person the lawsuit designation Tub m/20 successful Sweden, and volition regenerate the conduit presently successful usage connected the Swedish Navy’s corvettes.

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“The caller torpedo conduit volition heighten and aboriginal impervious Sweden’s capableness for operating lightweight torpedoes from aboveground ships, thereby helping their anti-submarine capabilities,” says Niclas Kolmodin, caput of Saab’s concern portion Underwater Systems.

The conduit is designed to conscionable aboriginal requirements, enabling a larger torpedo payload arsenic good arsenic easier and much user-friendly loading and unloading. Saab designed the motorboat strategy to supply higher availability and to alteration surveillance of the conduit from a naval bid and power center. The torpedo conduit was developed erstwhile Finland placed its bid for the Saab New Lightweight Torpedo for its Pohjanmaa people corvettes.

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