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Sweden picks US Patriot missile system over European rival

Sweden announced Tuesday it has chosen the US Patriot missile defence system over that of a Franco-Italian rival, in an estimated one billion-euro deal. The...

Sweden Boosts Defense Spending in 2018 Budget

In its Budget Bill for 2018, the Government proposes allocating an additional SEK 2.7 billion to Sweden’s total defence, of which SEK 2.3 billion...

Sweden to Boost Defense Spending

The government and two parties in the center-right opposition have agreed to increase the defence spending with SEK 8,1 billion until 2020. In 2015,...

Sweden Re-Activates Conscription

The security environment in Europe and in Sweden's vicinity has deteriorated and the all-volunteer recruitment hasn't provided the Armed Forces with enough trained personnel....

Sweden to reintroduce military service

Sweden said Wednesday it would reintroduce compulsory military service from 2018, eight years after it was abolished. The Scandinavian nation, which has not seen armed...

NATO Membership Not for Sweden: Ministers

In spite of closer ties and cooperation over recent years, Sweden will not seek NATO membership, the government stated on Friday. Foreign Minister Margot Wallström...

Saab to Modify and Upgrade Swedish Mine Countermeasures Vessels

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) to modify and upgrade two Swedish Navy Koster-class...

Saab Unveils Gripen E Fighter Aircraft

Defence and security company Saab unveils Gripen E, next generation fighter. Over previous versions of the Gripen, Gripen E has a significantly improved avionics...
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Saab Erieye Radar Deal with UAE Criticized

A deal between the Swedish aerospace and defence company, Saab Group, and the United Arab Emirates is being criticized because the country is a...
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Saab to Deliver UAV Systems to the Swedish Police

Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Police to deliver three UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) systems. Delivery will take...