Saab bags Swedish Navy submarine support contract

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has contracted Saab for maintenance and support of submarines and submarine rescue systems.

According to Saab, the framework agreement covers the time span 2017-2019 and the initial order value amounts to SEK 69 million (approx. US$7.9M).

The framework agreement encompasses maintaining and providing the operational availability of the Swedish Navy submarines and submarine rescue systems by configuration management, maintenance, engineering support, and modifications. The framework agreement is a part of the declaration of intent presented by Saab and FMV 9 of June, 2014.

“Through long term planning we enable the Swedish Navy to have the highest possible availability of their submarines and submarine rescue,” says Sverker Lindholm, head of business unit Submarines within Saab business area Kockums.