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Swedish JAS Gripen Lobbying Leads to Political Fallout in Switzerland

Swedish JAS Gripen Lobbying Leads to Political Fallout in Switzerland

Switzerland’s Christian Democrat Party, CVP, no longer wants to spearhead the Yes-campaign ahead of a referendum which could determine whether or not Switzerland will purchase 22 JAS Gripen fighter jets from Saab. The decision follows hot on the heels of […]


Sweden’s Plan to Impact Swiss Gripen Deal

Sweden’s Plan to Impact Swiss Gripen Deal

Swedish Radio News has obtained documents outlining Sweden’s plans to impact a referendum in Switzerland which could determine whether or not the Swiss air force purchases 22 new Jas Gripen fighter jets. A number of defense authorities, several members of […]


Swiss to vote in May on fighter deal

Swiss to vote in May on fighter deal

Switzerland’s plan to buy 22 fighter jets from Sweden will be put to the Swiss public in a referendum on May 18, the Alpine country’s government announced Wednesday. The decision came after opponents submitted more than 65,000 valid signatures to […]


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, […]


 
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