Sweden News

Sweden Rejects Ukraine’s Request to Send Gripen Fighter Jets
Air Bilateral Relations

Sweden Rejects Ukraine’s Request to Send Gripen Fighter Jets

According to Aftonbladet, Sweden will not hand over Gripen fighter jets to Ukraine as part of its war with Russia.

Latvia Orders Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Saab
Ammunition Weapon / Missile Sensors

Latvia Orders Short-Range Air Defence Systems to Saab

The Latvian Ministry of Defence has ordered the RBS 70 NG ground-based air defence system and the Giraffe 1X radar from Saab.

Sweden Orders NLAW to SAAB
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

Sweden Orders NLAW to SAAB

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration has placed an order of SEK 900 million for Saab's Next Generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon (NLAW).

Air Defence Missile Procurement for Finland
Air Weapon / Missile

Air Defence Missile Procurement for Finland

Finland accelerates its armament acquisition procedures after the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The country's Ministry of Defence announced the procurement deal for Bolide air defence missiles.

NSM Expands its Market
Weapon / Missile

NSM Expands its Market

Naval Strike Missile (NSM) is expanding its share in the international market. The Netherlands, after the United Kingdom, also selected NSM.

The UK Orders NLAWs to Saab
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

The UK Orders NLAWs to Saab

British Defence Ministry ordered the Next Generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon system from Saab (NLAW), worth $280 million.

FAC may acquire Saab’s Gripen Fighters
Air

FAC may acquire Saab’s Gripen Fighters

Colombian Air Force’s (FAC) IAI, Kfir, might be replaced by Swedish Saab Gripen fighter jets as they will be withdrawn from service soon.

Saab to Build SIGINT Ship for Poland
Navy / Maritime E/W

Saab to Build SIGINT Ship for Poland

Poland continues to make defence and armament acquisitions. The country inked an agreement with Saab for two intelligence ships.

Sweden Orders two new CV90 variants
Land

Sweden Orders two new CV90 variants

The Swedish Defence Materials Administration (Försvarets materielverk /FMV) has awarded BAE Systems a follow-on contract for producing two variants of the new Combat Vehicle 90 (CV90). The agreement, valued at USD 90 million, is part of the Swedish RENO CV90 upgrade programme.

Sweden’s Long-Delayed SIGINT Ship Artemis Begins Her Sea Trials
Navy / Maritime E/W

Sweden’s Long-Delayed SIGINT Ship Artemis Begins Her Sea Trials

Swedish defence contractor SAAB announced that Artemis, Sweden’s new platform for signal intelligence and information gathering at sea, has begun her sea trials. The ship will replace HMS Orion, which has been operating since 1984.

Archer for Ukraine
Ammunition Weapon / Missile

Archer for Ukraine

European countries continue to weapon supply to Ukraine. The latest news came from Sweden

Does Russia Use Stolen Cameras in Orlan-10 Drones?
Unmanned Systems Sensors

Does Russia Use Stolen Cameras in Orlan-10 Drones?

Russian Orlan-10 Drones are seen on the Ukrainian battlefield with cameras potentially stolen from Sweden.

Sweden Lifted Arms Ban on Turkiye
Bilateral Relations

Sweden Lifted Arms Ban on Turkiye

Swedish Inspectorate of Strategic Products (ISP) announced that all arms bans for Turkiye are lifted. ISP is a government agency that works with issues related to Sweden’s defence, security or foreign policy.

Saab to Establish Manufacturing Facility in India for Carl-Gustaf
Weapon / Missile Investment

Saab to Establish Manufacturing Facility in India for Carl-Gustaf

Saab will set up a Carl-Gustaf M4 manufacturing facility in India, and the production is expected to start in 2024.