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New Order to Saab

New Order to Saab 11 September, 2016

Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia placed an order with Saab, for RBS 70 missiles. This order is a part of the previously signed contract, which was announced by Saab on 22 October 2015. The Latvian Air Force test-fired the RBS 70 and the latest generation RBS 70 NG in June this year during the air defence exercise “Baltic Zenith 2016”. The RBS 70 has laser beam riding guidance and a laser beam detector mounted at the back of the missile. It is a modern air defence missile system with flexible design and upgrade possibilities. RBS 70 short-range anti-aircraft missile is operational with the armed forces of Sweden, Australia, Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Norway, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates.

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