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Sweden replacing old C-130Hs with Italian C-130J airlifters
The Swedish defense ministry has decided not to upgrade its ageing C-130H airlifter, opting instead for the purchase of newer Italian C-130J...
Sweden contracts Saab for Gripen C/D enhancements
Work under the project will also include harmonization with the JAS 39 E Gripen to enable collaboration between the two versions of the Gripen.
Russian fighters violate Swedish airspace
A total of four Russian Air Force fighter jets violated Sweden's airspace on March 2, the Swedish defense ministry confirmed.
Sweden starts process to buy Saab’s GlobalEye AEW&C aircraft
The Swedish Armed Forces have submitted an official request to the government to begin the acquisition of new radar reconnaissance and command...
Swedish Air Force picks successor for its 60-year-old trainers
Sweden is buying a complete basic trainer aircraft system comprising the aircraft, simulators, and flight safety equipment from Germany's Grob Aircraft SE.
Sweden’s basic trainer aircraft tender falls through
The Swedish defense procurement agency (FMV) has cancelled a tender for the procurement of new training aircraft for its armed forces.
Sweden to carry out another biofuel test with a Gripen fighter
The Swedish defense procurement agency FMV has extended a contract with GKN Aerospace Sweden for continued RM12 engine testing with a 50/50...
Saab signs Swedish Air Force SK60 trainer upkeep deal
Swedish Armed Forces have extended the maintenance agreement for the air force's SK60 training aircraft with defense contractor Saab.
Swedish Air Force wants new training aircraft by 2023
Sweden is replacing the SK 60 trainer which entered service in the 1960s.