NSPA contributes to NATO’s readiness awarding contract for air defence missiles

Source: NATO Support nad Procurement Agency (NSPA)

The NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) provides ongoing contribution to NATO’s air defence capabilities enhancement through a contract awarded to Saab for the supply of RBS 70 BOLIDE missiles, which will be delivered in 2027.


Celine Danielli, Programme Manager, General and Cooperative Services, observed: “NSPA is pleased to support the Ammunition Support Partnership member Nations with an additional order of missiles from Saab. This additional order for 3rd generation all-target very short-range air defence missiles will enhance fire power capabilities and increase NATO’s air defence tactical readiness.”



“Through the order from the NSPA, we see NATO countries continued interest in our missile systems. This order is proof of their trust in our knowledge and in the RBS 70 system”, says Stefan Öberg, Head of business unit Saab Missile Systems.



The RBS 70 system has an impressive track-record on the market in more than 19 countries, with 1,600 RBS 70 systems and more than 18,000 missiles already delivered. The BOLIDE missile is the 3rd generation all-target very short-range air defence (VSHORAD) missile from Saab. With the BOLIDE missile the RBS 70 system targets a complete threat spectrum. From fixed and rotary wing aircraft down to small targets such as cruise missiles and UAVs, with a range of more than 9 kilometres and with altitude coverage in excess of 5,000 metres.



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