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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 […]


Sweden Procures 48 New Armoured All-Terrain Vehicles

Sweden Procures 48 New Armoured All-Terrain Vehicles

FMV has decided to procure 48 all-terrain vehicles from BAE Systems Hägglunds in Sweden. The first vehicles will be delivered in the autumn of 2012 to allow them to be ready for international operations in the spring of 2013. The […]


Saab ‘proud and delighted’ over Swiss choice of Gripen

Saab ‘proud and delighted’ over Swiss choice of Gripen

Swedish defence group Saab AB said Wednesday it was “proud and delighted” over Switzerland’s decision to purchase 22 of its Gripen fighter jets to replace its ageing F5 fleet. “Given that Switzerland is known globally for applying (the) highest procurement […]


U.S., Swedish air forces conduct squadron exchange program

U.S., Swedish air forces conduct squadron exchange program

Swedish Air Force and 48th Fighter Wing airmen participated in a week-long squadron exchange program here, which concluded Nov. 18. Swedish JAS-39 Gripen pilots went up against F-15C Eagle and F-15E Strike Eagle pilots in simulated combat scenarios to train […]


Carl Gustav Recoilless Rifle – Afghanistan

Carl Gustav Recoilless Rifle – Afghanistan

Carl Gustav Recoilless Rifle – Afghanistan

Some US Army Infantry units in Afghanistan are being equipped with Sweden's Carl Gustav Recoilless Rif…


Mission Completed: Swedish Gripen Back from Libya

Mission Completed: Swedish Gripen Back from Libya

After 650 missions, almost 2,000 flight hours and more than 150,000 reconnaissance photos, the five Gripen fighters that took part in the NATO-led UN mission in Libya have now returned to Sweden. The formal decision to participate in the UN […]


Erieye is Sweden’s AEW Solution

Erieye is Sweden’s AEW Solution

In February 2010, Saab announced that the 20th Erieye airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) system had rolled off the production line and was ready for aircraft installation and final testing. That same month, Saab announced that Erieye had been […]


 
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