C4iSR: Maritime

Kongsberg ASW sonar selected for Swedish corvette upgrade

23 October 2017

Key Points

  • Kongsberg Maritime’s ST2400 compact active variable depth sonar is to be retrofitted to the RSwN Göteborg-class corvettes HMS Gävle and HMS Sundsvall
  • Gävle and Sundsvall will be redelivered to the RSwN in 2020

Kongsberg Maritime has been contracted by Saab to provide its ST2400 compact active variable depth sonar (VDS) system as part of the mid-life upgrade of the Royal Swedish Navy's two remaining Göteborg-class corvettes, HMS Gävle and HMS Sundsvall .

In June Saab was awarded a SEK1.249 billion (USD152 million) contract by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the life-extension refit and upgrade of the two Göteborg-class corvettes, with the work to be carried out between 2017 and 2020.

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