Swedish defense firm, Saab, has signed a contract with South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration regarding support and supply of spare parts for its Arthur weapon locating systems. The order value is approximately SEK 795 million and the contract period is 2023-2028.
Saab will carry out the work with its local support team in South Korea, in cooperation with a team in Gothenburg, Sweden for spare parts supply and back-office support.
“The Republic of Korea Armed Forces is the largest operator of our Arthur weapon locating system and we are proud to contribute to its capability by ensuring the systems remain in operation with excellent availability,” says Carl-Johan Bergholm, head of Saab’s business area Surveillance.
Arthur weapon locating system:
Arthur is a weapon-locating radar system used to detect and warn against incoming fire. In the battlefield it rapidly detect and track artillery projectiles and calculate points of origin for counter battery and generate points of impact to the intelligence community. The mobility, operational range and high accuracy makes it uniquely suited for all types of Counter Battery Operations.
Saab press release