Lithuania Orders Carl-Gustaf Ammunition
The contract value is estimated at $13.862 million, and deliveries will start in 2024. The order is placed within a framework agreement initially signed between Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, allowing Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia to place orders for Carl-Gustaf M4 weapons and ammunition until 2033. The Carl-Gustaf is a portable, shoulder-fired rifle used in various battles. The weapon system provides high accuracy rates and can receive technological advances, such as programmable ammunition and intelligent sighting systems, to meet the emerging needs of soldiers on the battlefield. With this flexible weapon system, soldiers can use different types of ammunition for tasks such as destroying a vehicle or armoured structure.