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Swedish Airforce Takes Gripen to Bulgarian Show

Swedish Airforce Takes Gripen to Bulgarian Show

The Swedish Air Force will participate in the event with four Gripen fighters. SwAF pilot Martin Hansson will perform a stunning air display during both Saturday and Sunday. Gripen will also be shown on the static display. Saab invites all […]


Sweden Becomes 1st European Nation to Procure UH-60M Helicopters

Sweden Becomes 1st European Nation to Procure UH-60M Helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced that the U.S. Government has agreed to sell 15 Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (or FMV, which is the Swedish acronym) for operation by the Swedish Armed forces. The […]


US Fuel Stops Gripen Libya Mission

US Fuel Stops Gripen Libya Mission

The Swedish JAS Gripen aircraft deployed in Sicily as part of NATO’s Libya mission remained grounded on Thursday as the fuel available is suitable only for US navy aircraft. The eight fighter jets are located in the US part of […]


Sweden’s Gripen Aircraft Reach Sicily

Sweden’s Gripen Aircraft Reach Sicily

This weekend the first sections of FL 01 (Air Force Libya) will set course for the Mediterranean. Hopefully by the middle of next week, the first Gripen aircraft will be airborne and patrolling Libyan airspace. “I feel confident about the […]


Sweden to train Thai Gripen Fighter Pilots

Sweden to train Thai Gripen Fighter Pilots

While the Royal Thai Air Force was receiving the first part delivery of its Gripen Fighters, six Thai pilots arrived in Sweden to receive their Gripen training. This is the second group of Thai pilots to be trained at Skaraborg […]


Delivery of Gripen Fighter Aircraft to Thailand

Delivery of Gripen Fighter Aircraft to Thailand

At a ceremony in Thailand on February 22, FMV handed over six Gripen fighter aircraft of the latest C- and D-version to the Royal Thai Air Force. Just before Christmas, FMV delivered the first parts of the air defense systems […]


Saab Receives Order for Weapon-Locating System

Saab Receives Order for Weapon-Locating System

Defence and security company Saab has received an order for weapon locating system ARTHUR. The order amount is MSEK 200. “We are delighted to have received this important order and it further proves Saab’s position as one of the world’s […]


Sweden Delivers Erieye AEW Aircraft to Thailand

Sweden Delivers Erieye AEW Aircraft to Thailand

At a ceremony in Linköping on December 13 FMV handed over a Saab 340 Erieye AEW and a Saab 340 for transport and training to the Royal Thai Air Force. It is the first elements of the integrated air defense […]


Sweden wants Afghan combat troop pull-out by 2014

Sweden wants Afghan combat troop pull-out by 2014

Stockholm: Sweden aims to pull its combat troops out of Afghanistan between 2012 and 2014 and will maintain a largely civilian support presence after that, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said Monday. “Our ambition is that Sweden’s presence in Afghanistan should […]


 
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