Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the modification and upgrading of the Swedish Navy’s Gävle-class corvettes. The order value amounts to SEK 1.249 billion and the work will be carried out during the period of 2017-2020.

The contract states that Saab is to conduct a life extension of HMS Gävle and HMS Sundsvall vessels, general inspection after the ships have been in service for 72 months, and integration of a new combat system.

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