The French defence forces buy additional anti tank weapons from Saab, worth 30M Euro

The French defence forces buy additional anti tank weapons from Saab,
worth 30M Euro

The French defence forces have through DGA ordered additional light anti
tank weapon AT4CS from Saab Bofors Dynamics. Order values approximately
30M Euro.

The conracted product 84 mm light anti tank weapon AT4CS can be fired
from confined spaces, which often is the requirement when fighting in
built up areas. The new French contract will be delivered during three
years starting end 2004.

"This contract is the third AT4CS contract from France and represents a
clear mark of continous trust from DGA and the French armed forces in
Saab Bofors Dynamics high level of technology especially in the field of
shoulder launched support systems. The total contract value from France
for AT4CS so far is almost 100 M Euros"; says Tomas Samuelsson, head of
Infantry Weapons at Saab Bofors Dynamics.

Saab is one of the world's leading high-technology companies, with its
main operations focusing on defence, aviation and space. The group
covers a broad spectrum of competence and capabilities in systems
integration.

For further information please contact:

Anders Florenius Vice President, Communication and Public Affairs,
Saab Bofors Dynamics AB
Phone: +46 586 81223 Mobile Phone +46 (0)705 823230

www.saab.se



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