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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 […]


Sweden Offers Gripen to Croatia

Sweden Offers Gripen to Croatia

Today, the Swedish Defence and Security Export Agency (FXM) invited Croatian media to a press briefing in Zagreb to present the Swedish Gripen offer that has been submitted to the Croatian government. Through FXM, the Swedish Government submitted an offer […]


Russian military might worries region: Estonian general

Russian military might worries region: Estonian general

A rise in Russia’s military operations in the Baltic Sea region is cause for concern among Baltic states Finland, Sweden and Poland, Estonia’s military chief said. “Russia has significantly increased its military presence in the western region (Baltic) and has […]


Swedish NH90s Will Not Be Deployable until 2016

Swedish NH90s Will Not Be Deployable until 2016

Production delays and delivery problems on the part of supplier NH Industries have impeded Sweden’s plans for deploying its NH90 utility helicopters abroad in international missions. The 18 NH90s ordered by Sweden in 2001 as part of the joint Nordic […]


 
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