Jan 15, 2016 00:20 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
NATO’s Support and Procurement Agency has placed an order to Saab for RBS 70 BOLIDE missiles. The $12.4 million sale will be delivered between 2016-2017 according to the company. Procurement of the short-range air defense missile is being seen as a move by NATO to strengthen its air defense capabilities. An extremely popular system, over nineteen countries use the man-portable system and missile which can also be armed to fixed and rotary wing aircraft for short distance engagement.