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World’s nuclear arsenal reduction slows down: Stockholm institute

The number of nuclear weapons in the world continue to decline, but at a slower pace than in previous years, the Stockholm International...

Thai Coup Not Affecting Swedish Gripen Deal

The military coup in Thailand has not had an impact on the planned delivery of Swedish Gripen fighter jets with supplies and support, with...

Rheinmetall Wins Major Contract from Sweden for Military Trucks

Rheinmetall has just booked another big order for its state-of-the-art, high-mobility truck families. In the medium term, Norway and Sweden intend to buy as...

Swiss Voters Reject $3.5 Billion Gripen Purchase

Swiss voters rejected a 3.1 billion- franc ($3.5 billion) order for Gripen fighter jets, a setback to Swedish defense company Saab AB. The 22-plane contract,...

Swedish Parties At Odds On Defense Spending Increase

Sweden's main political parties clashed over how much to spend on the military Thursday morning after the Swedish Defense Commission presented its budgetary proposals...

Czech Govt Approves Money for Gripen Fighters Lease Until 2027

The Czech government approved today the financing of supersonic aircraft and it will provide 21.4 billion crowns, including withholding tax and VAT, for them...

Sweden Covertly Lobbied Swiss Politicians for Gripen Sale

Swedish Radio today reveals new information on the multi-billion dollar purchase of Gripen fighter aircraft by Switzerland. Top secret documents show the Swedish Embassy...

Sweden to arm fighter jets with cruise missile ‘deterrent’

The Swedish government defended plans Thursday to equip fighter jets with cruise missiles capable of striking targets in Russia, days after announcing a military...

Sweden to boost military spending over Ukraine crisis

Sweden announced Tuesday that it will increase its annual defence spending over the next 10 years, citing the crisis in Ukraine and an "unsettling"...

Joint Statement by the Defence Ministers of Sweden and Brazil

The Defence Minister of Sweden, Karin Enström, Sweden, and the Defence Minister of Brazil, Celso Amorim, held an official meeting in Stockholm, upon the...