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 : Swedish Navy
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 Jun 2020
Saab and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and Swedish Armed Forces have conducted the first tests with the Saab Lightweight Torpedo (SLWT) from a Visby-class corvette and Gotland-class submarine.
30 May 2020
Here is Naval News' Monthly Recap video for May 2020. This month we cover a multi-domain ASuW exercise in Sweden, the new F/A-18 Block III, the construction of France's future replenishment tanker and vessel deliveries in Egypt and Russia.
15 May 2020
First-in-class submarine "Gotland" has been delivered to the Swedish Navy (Svenska Marinen) following a series of platform upgrades including a new AIP system and a combat system similar to the one set to be fitted aboard the next generation A26 submarine.
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).