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Mission Completed: Swedish Gripen Back from Libya

Mission Completed: Swedish Gripen Back from Libya

After 650 missions, almost 2,000 flight hours and more than 150,000 reconnaissance photos, the five Gripen fighters that took part in the NATO-led UN mission in Libya have now returned to Sweden. The formal decision to participate in the UN […]


Erieye is Sweden’s AEW Solution

Erieye is Sweden’s AEW Solution

In February 2010, Saab announced that the 20th Erieye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system had rolled off the production line and was ready for aircraft installation and final testing. That same month, Saab announced that Erieye had been […]


Sweden Offers Gripen to Croatia

Sweden Offers Gripen to Croatia

Today, the Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency (FXM) invited Croatian media to a press briefing in Zagreb to present the Swedish Gripen offer that has been submitted to the Croatian government. Through FXM, the Swedish Government submitted an offer […]


Russian military might worries region: Estonian general

Russian military might worries region: Estonian general

A rise in Russia’s military operations in the Baltic Sea region is cause for concern among Baltic states Finland, Sweden and Poland, Estonia’s military chief said. “Russia has significantly increased its military presence in the western region (Baltic) and has […]


Swedish NH90s Will Not Be Deployable until 2016

Swedish NH90s Will Not Be Deployable until 2016

Production delays and delivery problems on the part of supplier NH Industries have impeded Sweden’s plans for deploying its NH90 utility helicopters abroad in international missions. The 18 NH90s ordered by Sweden in 2001 as part of the joint Nordic […]


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 […]


 
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