Swedish Armed Forces Materiel Administration (FMV) delivered another upgraded Tapper-class patrol boat to the 1st Marine Regiment, the main combat unit of the Swedish Amphibious Corps. HMS Ärlig joined the four patrol boats already handed over to the 17th Amphibious Patrol Boat Company based in Göteborg.
Tag Archives : Sweden
26 Aug 2020
Four Visby-class corvettes, the support vessel HMS Carlskrona, a land-based maintenance unit and the Finnish Navy's FNS Uusimaa Hämeenmaa-class minelayer are participating.
26 Jun 2020
The first of six Tapper-class (Bevakningsbåt 80) patrol boats, HMS Dristig, has been re-delivered to the Swedish Navy (Svenska marinen) following a comprehensive overhaul and upgrade program. This is part of a project aimed at enhancing Sweden's underwater surveillance and protection capabilities.
15 Jun 2020
The Swedish Navy (Svenska Marinen) celebrated last week the 20th anniversary of the launch of its iconic stealth corvette HMS Visby.
11 Jun 2020
The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has recently signed a contract with navigation company iXblue for up to 172 FOG based Quadrans gyrocompasses.
09 May 2020
The Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten) conducted a rare, joint (air force, and navy) anti-surface warfare (ASuW) exercise. Surface targets were engaged with RBS15 anti-ship missiles launched from all three domains (land, air and sea).
18 Dec 2019
The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) signed a contract agreement with Saab Dynamics for the development of a new "self-propelled sea mine" prototype.
Poland to Acquire Second-hand Submarines from Sweden? Head of the MoD Confirms the Negotiation’s in Progress
03 Dec 2019
Poland is currently involved in talks pertaining to procurement of second-hand submarines from Sweden. The acquisition is aimed at obtaining a gap filler, until the Orka new generation submarine procurement programme is finalized. We have found out, unofficially, that the talks concern two A17/Södermanland Swedish submarines.
04 Sep 2019
The Swedish Armed Forces (SwAF) recently delivered parts of Torped 45 anti-submarine torpedoes to Finland, the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) stated on September 2, 2019.