NATO Procurement Agency orders RBS 70 Mk II missiles from Saab for Czech Army

RBS 70 Mk II
RBS 70 | Credit: Saab Group

Swedish defence company Saab announced 14 March that the company has received an order to deliver the Mk II missile for RBS 70 man-portable air-defence system to the Army of the Czech Republic.

The order was placed by the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA), responsible for acquisitions for NATO members. The Czech Republic is a user of the RBS 70 as well as the new RBS 70 NG system, both systems are compatible with the Mk II missile.

Görgen Johansson, head of Saab business area Dynamics said, “Through the order from NSPA, we see NATO’s continued interest in our missile systems. The Mk II missile is a capable missile with an altitude coverage of 4 km and a range of 7 km.”

The deliveries of the Mk II missile will take place in 2019.