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Gripen Might Be Ukraine’s Alternative Fighter After F-16
Air

Gripen Might Be Ukraine’s Alternative Fighter After F-16

Ukraine is considering the Swedish JAS-39 Gripen fighter jets as an alternative fighter after the last F-16 deliveries.

Sweden to Test THeMIS Cargo UGV
Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Sweden to Test THeMIS Cargo UGV

Sweden bought Milrem’s THeMIS Cargo unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) to test the potential of robotic systems in modern warfare. T

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs
Weapon / Missile

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs

France will replace MBDA’s Eryx short-range portable anti-tank systems with SAAB’s Next Generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon (NLAW ) systems by 2025.

Sale of 36 UH-60M Black Hawk for $ 2 Billion 855 Million
Air

Sale of 36 UH-60M Black Hawk for $ 2 Billion 855 Million

The U.S. approved 36 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter sales to Sweden, Brazil, and Austria with various configurations valued at $ 2 billion 855 million.

Sweden Acquires Eight Fast Ships with 120mm Mortar
Navy / Maritime

Sweden Acquires Eight Fast Ships with 120mm Mortar

The Swedish government announced an agreement to purchase eight high-speed vessels from Swede Ship Marine AB, which are equipped with 120 mm Patria NEMO mortar.

Saab Receives Carl-Gustaf Order from NSPA
Weapon / Missile

Saab Receives Carl-Gustaf Order from NSPA

Saab has received an order for the Carl-Gustaf from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA).

Sweden Prepares for Future Fighter Aircraft Concepts
Air

Sweden Prepares for Future Fighter Aircraft Concepts

The Swedish government has appointed Saab to conduct a thorough study of the concept of a future fighter aircraft without limitations.

Hungary Procures Four Additional Gripen C Fighter Jets
Air

Hungary Procures Four Additional Gripen C Fighter Jets

Hungary will increase the size of its Saab Gripen C/D fighter jet fleet with an agreement announced on February 23, 2024, to acquire four additional aircraft.

British Army Fires ARCHER 6x6 SPG For the First Time
Weapon / Missile

British Army Fires ARCHER 6x6 SPG For the First Time

The British Army fired an ARCHER 6x6 155 mm SPG during a live fire exercise for the first time in Swedish Artillery School.

Turkiye Approves Sweden’s Accession to NATO
Regional / Strategy

Turkiye Approves Sweden’s Accession to NATO

President Erdoğan approved Sweden’s accession to NATO. The decision is declared in the official Gazette.

Turkish Parliament Ratifies Sweden’s membership to NATO
Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

Turkish Parliament Ratifies Sweden’s membership to NATO

The Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM) voted for Sweden’s NATO accession protocol. The approval is expected to give a path to new F-16 negotiations.

Thailand Plans Acquiring 12 New Fighter Jets
Air

Thailand Plans Acquiring 12 New Fighter Jets

The Royal Thai Air Force plans to submit a proposal to purchase new fighter jets once RTAF presents its next strategy paper.

Brazilian Air Force Receives Another F-39 Gripen
Air

Brazilian Air Force Receives Another F-39 Gripen

Brazil received the Gripen fighter jet manufactured by Saab. The plane touched down at Base Aérea de Anápolis (BAAN) on Friday, December 15.

Sweden and Brazil Deepen Aviation Cooperation
Air Bilateral Relations

Sweden and Brazil Deepen Aviation Cooperation

The Brazilian and Swedish governments negotiated the procurement of the F-39 Gripen fighter jet and the KC-390 Millennium multirole transport aircraft.