Saab receives €20 Million order for RBS15 Mk3

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RBS15 Mk3 is the main surface offensive weapon carried on the new German K130 missile corvette.
RBS15 Mk3 is the main surface offensive weapon carried on the new German K130 missile corvette.

The Swedish Defence and security company SAAB has received an order from its German partner Diehl BGT for the Surface-to-Surface Missile RBS15 Mk3. The order value is SEK 168 million, ($25 million, €20 million) and includes options with a total value of SEK 83 million ($12.5 million, €10 million). Deliveries will take place during the period 2014 to 2016. The missile system has previously been sold to Germany, Poland and Sweden.

The RBS15 Mk3 is a heavy weight Surface-to-Surface Missile system with a range of more than 200 km and the added capability to combat land targets.

“The order for RBS15 Mk3 is important for us in the long-term cooperation with our partner Diehl and for the continued development of the system,” says Tomas Samuelsson, Senior Vice President and Head of Business Area Dynamics