SAAB to Provide Combat System for Bulgarian Navy’s High-Tech Multipurpose Modular Patrol Vessels

The work will be carried out in Sweden, Denmark, Australia and South Africa, with the vessels scheduled to be delivered to the end customer between 2025 and 2026. By DA Editor / 15 Dec 2020
Lurssen Modular Patrol Vessels
OPV 90 Offshore Patrol Vessel. Photo: Lürssen

Swedish Aerospace and Defence company Saab have signed a contract with German shipbuilding company Lürssen to provide and integrate the combat system for the Bulgarian Navy’s new Multipurpose Modular Patrol Vessels (MMPV).  

Lürssen is the prime contractor to the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence, and will build the two new patrol vessels at the Bulgarian shipyard MTG Dolphin JSC.

 “We are proud to continue our successful cooperation with Lürssen. We look forward to contributing to strengthen Bulgaria’s defence and national security for years to come with our proven technology and solid naval combat system expertise”, said Anders Carp, deputy CEO of Saab and Head of Business Area Surveillance.

Saab will carry out the work at its premises in Sweden, Denmark, Australia and South Africa.

The vessels are scheduled to be delivered to the end customer between 2025 and 2026.

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