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Norway Orders Saab Carl-Gustaf M4

Saab Carl-Gustaf M4 [©Saab: Hans Berggren]

Saab yesterday announced the company has received an order from the Norwegian Armed Forces for Carl-Gustaf M4 anti-armour weapon.

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Press Release, Stockholm, 11 January 2021: The Norwegian Armed Forces has signed a framework agreement with Saab for the Carl-Gustaf M4. Saab has received an initial order for Carl-Gustaf M4 weapons with deliveries in 2021.

The recently signed framework agreement allows the Norwegian customer to place orders for Carl-Gustaf M4, associated equipment and training systems during a 7-year period. The Norwegian Armed Forces has been a user of the Carl-Gustaf M2 system since early 1970’s. Today the M2 and the M3 versions are used within the Norwegian Armed Forces.

Library image of soldiers from NORTU 5 (Norwegian Task Unit) testing a Carl-Gustav 84mm RFK on arrival in Al-Assad, Iraq, 2016 [Forsvaret: Ole-Sverre Haugli]

“We welcome the latest user to the Carl-Gustaf M4. It’s a great success to continue to support the Norwegian Armed Forces, this time with our future ready Carl-Gustaf M4”, says Görgen Johansson, head of Saab’s business area Dynamics.

Carl-Gustaf M4 is the latest version of the portable, shoulder-launched, multi-role weapon system. It gives users a wide range of engagement options and allows troops to remain agile and effective in any scenario. It builds on the system’s formidable capabilities, offering a higher degree of accuracy, lighter construction and compatibility with future innovations. The M4 is also compatible with intelligent sighting systems and future technology developments, such as programmable ammunition. Since the launch in 2014, Saab has signed contracts with fourteen different nations for Carl-Gustaf M4.

Saab Carl-Gustaf M4 [©Saab: Hans Berggren]
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