SAAB Underwater Systems as received an order from the Swedish Ministry of Defense armament procurement arm (FMV) for the upgrade and enhancement of the Torpedo 62 heavyweight torpedo system. The deliveries will take place during the period 2016-2017.
The order comes under the terms of the Letter of Intent (LoI), signed between the Swedish company and FMV on June 2014, regarding support for the Swedish Navy´s underwater capabilities. The contract also includes an option for additional orders.
The Torpedo 62 is a submarine launched heavyweight torpedo for combating surface targets. It is equipped with an advanced propulsion system capable of high speed and long endurance together with a homing system.