Saab awarded ammunition contract for Australian Army’s Carl-Gustaf M4 weapon system

11 April 2019

Saab announced on 11 April that it has been awarded a SEK168 million (USD18.1 million) contract to supply the Australian Army (AA) with ammunition for the Carl-Gustaf M4 84 mm multipurpose weapon systems ordered by the service in September 2018.

"We are happy to see that the Australian Army keeps investing in the Carl-Gustaf system .… The wide range of variations of Carl-Gustaf ammunition brings a true tactical flexibility to the user," Görgen Johansson, head of Saab's Dynamics business area, said in a statement.

The ammunition is expected to be delivered to the AA in 2020 when the service is also set to receive an undisclosed number of Carl-Gustaf M4s.

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