British defense company BAE announced it received contracts to provide the armed forces of both Sweden and Norway with its Archer 155mm self-propelled artillery guns.
The approximately $206.5 in production contracts, which includes the Archer ammunition handling systems, is for delivery of 48 of BAE's Archer systems designed to provide military units with digital a fire control system and automatic gun-laying capabilities.
"Archer is an important program for the armed forces of both countries and for BAE Systems' land business, as it is in a core area for us and will provide a springboard for future exports," Mike Smith, BAE Systems Global Combat Systems Weapons managing director, said in a statement.
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