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Saab to upgrade mine disposal ROVs for Swedish Navy

Posted on 07.07.2009 - 13:00 UTC in ROV NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links

Saab to upgrade mine disposal ROVs for Swedish NavySaab has received an order from FMV, the Swedish Defence Material Administration, for a midlife upgrade of Double Eagle MkI mine disposal vehicle systems to Double Eagle MkII status.


The order comprises five Double Eagle Mk mine disposal vehicles for the Koster class minehunters, additional upgrade of the onboard systems, training, documentation and optional support program.

Saab Double Eagle"The Swedish Navy once again relies on the Double Eagle system for mine disposal and mine hunting", says Lars Tossman, Managing Director of Saab Underwater Systems. "This assignment testifies to the long term success and solid operational record of the Double Eagle system in the Swedish Navy. Through the upgrade, the system will achieve an even greater potential by offering a combination of reliability, mission readiness and superior performance."

The Royal Swedish Navy presently operates Double Eagle MkI as mine disposal vehicles for the Koster class ships and Double Eagle MkIII Propelled Variable Depth Sonar (PVDS) mine hunting vehicles for the Visby class and Koster class ships.
 

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