Saab press release
The order includes pre-studies and engineering which incorporates subsystem prototypes for improvements of the current torpedo.
“This order helps to develop a more capable torpedo system for the future. We are looking forward to continue evolving one of the Swedish Navy’s main weapon systems.”Görgen Johansson, head of Saab’s business area Dynamics.
Production and development will take place in Linköping and Motala.
The life extension programme for the Swedish Navy’s heavyweight torpedo was first signed in 2020. Torpedo 62 is a heavyweight torpedo system for surface and underwater targets. Torpedo 62 is equipped with an advanced propulsion system with high capacity and long endurance, combined with an advanced target seeker, developed for the Swedish Navy’s operational area.