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Saab has received an order from Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for deliveries of Mobile Camouflage Systems (MCS) to equip the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) new LEOPARD 2 A7V. Deliveries of the MCS in woodland configuration will take place during the period 2018-2022.

Barracuda MCS is a flexible solution providing multispectral protection for vehicles when moving or when in a static position. "We are fully certified by the customer as a supplier of advanced mobile camouflage solutions, which we are extremely proud of," Görgen Johansson, Head of Saab Dynamics, says. "With this order the customer will equip their tanks with a reliable, multispectral and combat-proven camouflage system. This year we celebrate 60 years of developing static and mobile camouflage systems, and this order is a proof of that experience."

Barracuda’s advanced camouflage technology products have already been exported to more than 60 countries worldwide. The camouflage solutions offer multispectral protection. Everything from ultra-violet, visual, near infrared, short wave infrared to thermal sensors and radar. Built-in thermal radiation protection reduces the operating temperature inside vehicles and increases crew comfort, firing accuracy, and fuel efficiency.

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Saab offers a unique package of tailor-made camouflage systems and force protection solutions that decrease the enemy’s ability to detect and engage. These solutions protect personnel, vehicles and base infrastructure against hostile sensors and enemy target acquisition. (Photo: Saab)

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