Celsius-owned Bofors Weapon Systems received order
Celsius-owned Bofors Weapon Systems has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and the Materiel Division of the Finnish Naval Staff for the coordinated development of an electrical laying system for 40 mm naval guns. The order includes feasibility studies as well as the delivery of a trial gun to each country where the existing hydraulic powdered system can be replaced with a modern direct supply electric power unit and electronics, giving an improved operational performance and lower costs. Bofors Weapon Systems has previously received an order for the comparative upgrading of 40 mm land-based guns from Sweden. The technology and experience from this enterprise will be utilized for the upgrading of naval guns. For more information please contact Kjell Göthe, Director Celsius Corporate Communications on +46 8 463 00 19 or via mobile phone +46 70-583 95 44. Celsius is an advanced-technology international industrial group, with domestic markets in the Nordic countries, the U.S.A. and Australia. Firmly founded on a comprehensive joint technological base, operations focus primarily on three priority areas: Defence, Commercial Aviation Services and Business Development, which currently comprises materials technology, explosives and infomatics. With annual sales of approximately SEK 12 billion, the Celsius Group numbers some 11,000 employees.