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Russian Fighter Jet 10m from Swedish Plane

Russian Fighter Jet 10m from Swedish Plane

Russian fighter jets have been acting more aggressively around Swedish reconnaissance aircrafts lately, according to Anders Grenstad, deputy director of operations in the Swedish Armed Forces. On Friday a photo was released by the authority for signals intelligence, FRA, of […]


Swedish Military Needs At Least 60 New Fighter Jets

Swedish Military Needs At Least 60 New Fighter Jets

Sweden needs at least 60 Gripen combat aircraft in the future, the Swedish Armed Forces Supreme Commander Sverker Göransson, told a parliamentary hearing today. “Sweden needs 60-80 fighter aircraft to meet the technical and operational threat scenario, “says Armed Forces […]


Datalink Network Boosts Swedish Armed Forces

Datalink Network Boosts Swedish Armed Forces

The Swedish Defence Material Administration’s (FMV) partnership with Thales has enabled the delivery of a full, national Link 16 infrastructure, and new network management system (NMS), supporting the exchange of tactical data between platforms. Thales has delivered the contract, which […]


Patria to Provide Helicopter Services to the Swedish Armed Forces

Patria to Provide Helicopter Services to the Swedish Armed Forces

The Swedish Armed Forces Logistics, FMLOG, has selected Patria as the prime supplier of technical systems and maintenance support for the Swedish Armed Forces’ helicopters. The contract is an expansion of the current technical services and support agreement with the […]


Saab to Provide Technical Maintenance, Support for Swedish Blackhawk Helicopters

Saab to Provide Technical Maintenance, Support for Swedish Blackhawk Helicopters

The defense and security company Saab has signed a major support agreement with Sikorsky Aerospace Services regarding technical maintenance and support for Sweden’s Black Hawk helicopters. The support agreement is a framework agreement that establishes the manner in which Saab […]


Sweden Proposes Common Nordic Air Space

Sweden Proposes Common Nordic Air Space

Defending a common Nordic air space may be the solution to keeping military costs down in Sweden. The Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces, Sverker Göranson, suggested this measure when the annual Society and Defence conference got underway in […]


New Equipment On the Way to Afghanistan

New Equipment On the Way to Afghanistan

Efforts to provide more type RG32 light armoured patrol vehicles to troops in Afghanistan are in full swing right now — a complicated but vital task. Additional night vision equipment and machine guns are also being despatched there. The Swedish […]


Swedish Armed Forces 2008

Swedish Armed Forces 2008

The Swedish Armed Forces faced a large number of challenges in 2008. One of the most important was to continue restructuring and to maintain increasing international ambitions despite financial cutbacks. The demands placed on the Swedish Armed Forces by the […]


 
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