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Swedish Military Worried About Google

Swedish Military Worried About Google

Internet search engine Google could be a threat to military units in Belkinge, southern Sweden, according to the military intelligence agency. Secret military facilities and weapons could be photographed and put online when Google and other similar sites go around […]


Sweden to Buy UH-60M Blackhawk Helicopters for Afghanistan

Sweden to Buy UH-60M Blackhawk Helicopters for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Sept. 29 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Sweden of 15 UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $546 million. The Government […]


Sweden Signs Production Order Contract for Meteor Missile

Sweden Signs Production Order Contract for Meteor Missile

On the 17th of September FMV, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, signed a production order contract with United Kingdom MOD regarding the Meteor missile. With the Meteor missile the JAS39 Gripen system gets a significantly increased capability to operate against […]


Sweden’s Saab Sold Arms to Saudi Arabia: Report

Sweden’s Saab Sold Arms to Saudi Arabia: Report

Saab Bofors Dynamics will neither confirm nor deny the report, which surfaced late Thursday night on the website of the financial daily Dagens Industri (DI). Saab Group spokesperson Peter Liander also remained tightlipped about the deal. “We can neither confirm […]


Saab to Integrate Meteor Missile System on Gripen

Saab to Integrate Meteor Missile System on Gripen

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from FMV (the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration) regarding the integration of the active radar-guided Beyond Visual Range (BVR) missile, Meteor. The order is worth MSEK 312 spread over four years. The […]


F-16 Fighting Falcons return from exercise in Sweden

F-16 Fighting Falcons return from exercise in Sweden

KALLAX AIR BASE, Sweden: Members of the 555th Fighter Squadron and 31st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron spent two weeks conducting air-to-air and air-to-ground exercises with members of the Swedish air force at Norrbotten Wing here. Over the course of two weeks, […]


New Armoured Wheeled Vehicles for Swedish Military

New Armoured Wheeled Vehicles for Swedish Military

Over the next few years, the Swedish armed forces will receive 113 armored wheeled vehicles. Following an international competitive tender, FMV has now decided to give the order to the Finnish company Patria Land & Armament Oy. The order, which […]


Combat Management System for Swedish Next-Generation Submarines

Combat Management System for Swedish Next-Generation Submarines

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from Kockums AB for overall design of the combat management system as well as solutions for integrating the system aboard next-generation submarines. The order is worth approximately MSEK 100. The order […]


Swedish Parliament Approves Procuring of New Submarines

Swedish Parliament Approves Procuring of New Submarines

On June 16 the Swedish Parliament voted in favor of allowing the government to procure two new submarines during 2010. “I am not surprised that the parliament decided to make this decision as it was a part of the proposed […]


 
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