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Brazil picks Sweden’s Gripen fighter jet

Brazil picks Sweden’s Gripen fighter jet

Swedish aerospace maker Saab won a $5 billion contract to equip the Brazilian air force with 36 new fighter jets, Defense Minister Celso Amorim announced Wednesday. Saab’s Gripen, a state-of-the-art multi-role fighter jet, beat its two rivals — the Rafale, […]


Sweden Providing Jets to NATO Military Force

Sweden Providing Jets to NATO Military Force

Sweden will contribute eight Gripen fighter jets and one mine-hunting boat next year to NATO’s Response Force, the alliance’s most elite military unit, news agency TT reports. Sweden deepen its cooperation earlier this fall with the military alliance’s reserve force […]


Swedish Military Want Cyber-attack Capability

Swedish Military Want Cyber-attack Capability

The Swedish armed forces want to build their capability to attack other countries’ computer networks. In a recent report on the long term strategic planning, the armed forces stress the need to also go on the offensive as part of […]


First ARCHER Systems Delivered In Sweden

First ARCHER Systems Delivered In Sweden

BAE Systems delivered the first four ARCHER artillery systems to the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, during a handover ceremony at the company’s Karlskoga, Sweden facility Sept. 23. BAE Systems employees and representatives from FMV and the Norwegian Defence Logistics […]


Swedish Maritime Administration Takes Delivery of Its First AW139

Swedish Maritime Administration Takes Delivery of Its First AW139

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Swedish Maritime Administration has taken delivery of its first AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter during an official ceremony held at Vergiate plant (Italy) on September 10th. The aircraft is the […]


Swiss Gripen Fighter Aircraft Purchase Clears Hurdle In Parliament

Swiss Gripen Fighter Aircraft Purchase Clears Hurdle In Parliament

The House of Representatives has agreed to buy fighter jets from Swedish aerospace company Saab. The controversial purchase still needs the final nod from the Senate – and the approval of a sceptical public in a likely referendum. On Wednesday, […]


Czechs to extend Swedish Gripen fighter jet lease

Czechs to extend Swedish Gripen fighter jet lease

Prague expects to renew its lease on 14 Swedish fighter jets beyond 2015, outgoing Czech prime minister Jiri Rusnok said Monday. “The negotiations are at an advanced stage. The ball is actually in our court. The Swedes are awaiting our […]


Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

Czechs and Swiss Boost Hope for Swedish Gripen

The interim Czech government said it plans to renew its lease of JAS Gripen fighter jets, while a parliamentary committee in Switzerland said yes to a proposed 23 billion kronor ($3.5 billion) purchase of the Swedish-made warplanes. Following two days […]


Saab Wins Swedish Gripen Support Order

Saab Wins Swedish Gripen Support Order

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for reserve materiel regarding Gripen for the years 2014–2016. The order’s total value amounts to approximately MSEK 184. This order for the three-year period […]


 
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