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Saab signs contract for RBS 70 with Brazilian Army

RBS 70 New Generation VSHORAD-system. Photo: Defence and security company Saab.

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (BNS): Saab Defence and security has signed a contract on deliveries of the RBS 70 VSHORAD (very short range air defence system) to the Brazilian Army.

The order has a value of approximately MSEK 80 and comprises deliveries of man-portable launchers, missiles and associated equipment.

The contract comprises an undisclosed number of RBS 70 man-portable launchers, Mk II type missiles, simulators, night vision equipment, a test set, maintenance tools, spares, associated equipment, and training for the weapon's operators and maintainers, according to the Saab news release.

The systems are among others intended to protect Brazil's strategic infrastructure, and would be employed in protection of major incoming events, including the 2014 FIFA World Cup, and the 2016 Summer Olympics inRio de Janeiro.

First deliveries of materiel are scheduled during 2014.


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