UK Buys AUV62-AT Anti-Submarine Warfare Training System by SAAB
LONDON, the United Kingdom (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Saab has received an order to provide the United Kingdom’s Royal Navy with the AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training system, learned BulgarianMilitary.co, quoting Navy Recognition.
Delivery is expected to take place in 2019.
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Saab has received this order in collaboration with the UK-based company QinetiQ. The order comprises of Saab’s AUV62-AT autonomous underwater vehicle system. This system is a cost-efficient training solution allowing ASW units to train in a wide range of scenarios. This procurement follows a period of testing and evaluation together with QinetiQ and the Royal Navy.
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“We welcome the Royal Navy as our latest customer of the AUV62-AT. Together with QinetiQ we have demonstrated and used the AUV62-AT in multiple training scenarios to show the customer the true capability that comes with our state-of-the-art ASW solution,” says Görgen Johansson, Head of Saab business area Dynamics.
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Saab has long underwater expertise that stretches back to the early 1900s. With multiple underwater vehicles, such as Saab’s Lightweight Torpedo, the Sabertooth ROV/AUV hybrid and the AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare training system, Saab offers world-leading products within the underwater domain.
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Source: Navy Recognition