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Elbit Systems has been awarded a contract worth approximately $27M by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, to provide the Swedish Armed Forces with M339 rounds, 120mm ammunition and data setting units, for its LEOPARD Main Battle Tanks. The contract will be performed over a period of 10 months.

Suitable for all NATO 120mm smooth bore gun MBTs, the M339 is a high-accuracy, multi-purpose 120mm tank ammunition that complies with the applicable standards of the US Military and NATO, Elbit writes in a press release. The Swedish Armed Forces selected the M339 to improve the firepower and the ability of the battle tanks to engage different types of targets.