Swedish defence major Saab to make weapon system in India | India News

NEW DELHI: Swedish defence major Saab on Tuesday announced that it will set up a manufacturing facility in India for production of its Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon systems. It will be the firm’s first manufacturing facility for Carl-Gustaf M4 outside Sweden.
The production of the shoulder-fired weapons having a range of 1,500 metres will start in 2024, said Gorgen Johansson, Saab’s senior VP.
Almost all forward posts of the Indian Army along the LAC with China have been equipped with previous versions of the weapon systems. Johansson said the facility in India will support the production of the weapon systems for IAF as well as components for users of the system around the world.
The new company Saab FFV India, currently under registration, will make the latest generation of the state-of-the-art weapon in India, he said, adding Saab will be partnering with Indian sub-suppliers and the systems manufactured in the facility will fully meet requirements of ‘Make in India’ programme. agencies

Source link

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published.