Tag Archives: Carl-Gustaf

Raytheon-Saab Team to Demo Guided Munition Tech Under Army Contract

The team of Raytheon and Saab has secured a contract from the U.S. Army to demonstrate a new guided munition technology for the man-portable, shoulder-launched Carl-Gustaf weapon system. Both companies plan to conduct firing tests of the guided munition in 2020 as part of efforts to address U.S. Special Operations Command’s requirement for an updated multirole weapon, Raytheon …

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Raytheon, Saab Form Infantry Weapon Modernization Partnership

Raytheon and Saab have signed a partnership agreement to update a shoulder-fired weapon system the latter company designed for use by ground troops in multiple operations. Both companies will collaborate to modernize the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon offering and identify opportunities to update Saab’s AT4 disposable anti-tank missile system in efforts to help address U.S. …

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Saab to Study Shoulder-Fired Weapon Precision Techniques for DARPA; Gorgen Johansson Comments

Saab has been selected to conduct research for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency study with the goal to develop a precision-engagement system for shoulder-fired weapons. Saab said Monday its Dynamics business area will analyze potential concepts and recommend approaches that require further investigations in the future under the Massive Overmatch Assault Round study. …

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Saab Receives DoD Order for Man-Portable Weapon System; Michael Andersson Comments

Saab has received a $5.4 million order from the Defense Department to supply a company-built man-portable weapon system to U.S. military agencies. The defense and security company said Thursday the order for Saab’s Carl-Gustaf was issued under a previously awarded DoD contract for 84-millimeter recoilless rifle systems. Michael Andersson, president and CEO of Saab’s …

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