Saab receives SEK168m order for RBS15 Mk3 missile system

Defence and security specialist Saab has received an order from German partner Diehl BGT for the RBS15 Mk3 surface-to-surface missile worth SEK168m (£16m).

The order includes options with a total value of SEK83m. Deliveries are expected to take place between 2014 and 2016.

The heavyweight RBS15 Mk3 system has a range of more than 200km and can combat land targets.

It has previously been sold to Germany, Poland and Sweden.