Swedish Armed Forces

Type: Organization
Name: Swedish Armed Forces (F�rsvarsmakten)
Nationality: Sweden
Web Address: http://www.mil.se/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Swedish Armed Forces
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Russian violation of Swedish territory

Press release19 September 2014Ministry for Foreign AffairsA serious violation of Swedish territory took place on Wednesday 17 September 2014 when two Russian combat aircraft entered and exited Swedish airspace south of Öland. Russia has thereby violated ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Russian jets over Sweden are 'serious violation'

A Gripen plane was scrambled to see off the Russian planes. Photo: Johan Nilsson/TTTwo Russian warplanes that few over Swedish territory committed one of the most serious incursions into Sweden’s airspace to date, the Social Democrats have said.Urban ... [Published The Local Sweden - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Claim: Russian infringement of Swedish airspace

Tabloid Expressen reports that Russian warplanes flew into Swedish airspace on Wednesday. The paper writes that the Swedish defence sees this as a deliberate infringement of Sweden's space. The Swedish military (försvarsmakten) has neither confirmed ... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

SANDVIK : Lightweight steel yacht

Release date- 12092014 - A steel boat prototype manufactured entirely from Sandvik's advanced stainless steel Sandvik SAF 2507 has been presented to a specially invited group of stakeholders, including representatives from the Swedish Armed Forces.There ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Yacht, Sandvik AB, Steel
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

XINHUA - Swedish military conduct defense practices in Stockholm

Swedish military conduct defense practices in StockholmContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.STOCKHOLM, Sept. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Swedish National Home Guard conducted defense practices, including about 700 soldiers, in the city of Stockholm on Saturday, the Swedish ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 2 reports

Anna Bay tech firm strengthens Hunter's fighter hub push

A state government grant to a Nelson Bay military technology company has strengthened the Hunter’s bid for the joint strike fighter international service hub. A state government grant to a Nelson Bay military technology company has strengthened the Hunter’s ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Military knew, approved deal with China

The Swedish Armed Forces said it knew about an alleged deal where the state-run FOI defence research institute would sell software that had potential military uses to China, despite the country being subject to an international arms embargo. On Wednesday, ... [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden Raises Military Alert Level

The Swedish Armed Forces have raised the level of readiness at Headquarters and placed two Gripen fighter jets on the island of Gotland.A statement on their web page reads: "In view of the serious developments in Ukraine, the Armed Forces act, among other ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden Military HQ Raises Readiness Level over Ukraine

:32The Swedish military said Saturday it had increased intelligence gathering and called in extra staff to its headquarters over the crisis in Ukraine, as the prime minister compared Russia's current behaviour with the Cold War."We have raised the level ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Swedish Defence raises military readiness

The Swedish Armed Forces have raised the level of readiness at Headquarters, according to a statement on their web page. "In view of the serious developments in Ukraine, the Armed Forces act, among other things, by raising preparedness at Headquarters ... [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Liberals hint at bringing back conscription

With Russia becoming "all the more aggressive", the Liberal Party leader and education minister, Jan Björklund, has suggested that Sweden may have to reintroduce conscription.The minister was quick to point out that it wasn't the entire government behind ... [Published The Local Sweden - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Sweden hosting symposium on military sensor needs

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Sensor capabilities for the Swedish military and other armed forces the next 10-15 years are to be examined next month at a symposium in Stockholm.The event is called the Sensors Symposium 2014, and is being co-sponsored ... [Published UPI - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

"It is conducted every year because the Swedish National Home Guard will practice protection and guarding of important community service and infrastructure in Stockholm" said Philip Simon, the publicpublic relations officer of the Swedish Armed Forces
Erik Lagersten, communications director at the Armed Forces told Swedish Televsion that, "It's in Sweden's interest to have Swedish research and development at the forefront, and because this is not subject to any defense interests or harms the Armed Forces, we trust the FOI decision that it was in Swedish interest." A draft agreement was sent from KTH to China ​​in March. It has not yet been signed
According to the prime minister, Russian aggressions are escalating. "This is a type of behaviour that we saw during the Cold War and it's now coming back" Reinfeldt said
"It's a behavior which we saw during the Cold War and which is now returning" he told Swedish news agency TT

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Russian violation of Swedish territory [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
REPORT: Russian Fighter Planes Intentionally Vi... [Published Business Insider - Sep 19 2014]
Russian jets over Sweden are 'serious violation' [Published The Local Sweden - Sep 19 2014]
Two Russian attack planes intentionally violate... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 19 2014]
Claim: Russian infringement of Swedish airspace [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 18 2014]
SANDVIK : Lightweight steel yacht [Published 4 Traders - Sep 15 2014]
4.000th IRIS-T Production Missile Delivered [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 09 2014]
4,000th IRIS-T missile delivered [Published Jane's - Sep 08 2014]
XINHUA - Swedish military conduct defense pract... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 06 2014]
Swedish military conduct defense practices in S... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 06 2014]
Anna Bay tech firm strengthens Hunter's fighter... [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 05 2014]
A look back at the 2014 ÖTILLÖ [Published Slowtwitch.com - Sep 04 2014]
Bohemia software a major military player: video [Published Newcastle Herald - Sep 04 2014]
Military knew, approved deal with China [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 04 2014]
Military leaders converge on NPS to explore def... [Published DVIDS - Sep 03 2014]
Sweden Raises Military Alert Level [Published Defense-Aerospace - Sep 01 2014]
Sweden Military HQ Raises Readiness Level over ... [Published Naharnet - Aug 30 2014]
Swedish Defence raises military readiness [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 29 2014]
100 years under the sea [Published Noodls - Aug 29 2014]
Liberals hint at bringing back conscription [Published The Local Sweden - Aug 29 2014]
Press release: Budget consolidation needed in 2... [Published Government Offices of Sweden - Aug 25 2014]
Enström: Sweden Must Keep Sub-building Know-how [Published DefenseNews.com - Aug 22 2014]
Drunk Royal Palace guards could face jail [Published Sveriges Radio - Aug 22 2014]
Sweden hosting symposium on military sensor needs [Published UPI - Aug 20 2014]
FMV Unveils Sensors Symposium 2014 [Published Defense-Aerospace - Aug 20 2014]
Sweden rejects calls for military support to Iraq [Published The Local Sweden - Aug 15 2014]
BAE Systems Receives Award for 2P Ammunition [Published BAE Systems - Aug 15 2014]
QinetiQ to present at Military Flight Training ... [Published Stamford Advocate - Aug 14 2014]
BAE Receives Award for 2P Ammunition [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Aug 07 2014]
Two planes violated Swedish airspace in June [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 05 2014]
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Two Russian attack planes intentionally violate... [Published The Aviationist - Sep 19 2014]
Two Russian Air Force Su-24 Fencer attack jets violated the Swedish airspace to probe the Swedish Air Force readiness. On Sept. 17, two Russian Su-24 Fencer combat planes intentionally violated Sweden’s airspace the Expressen newspaper reported. According ...
Claim: Russian infringement of Swedish airspace [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 18 2014]
Tabloid Expressen reports that Russian warplanes flew into Swedish airspace on Wednesday. The paper writes that the Swedish defence sees this as a deliberate infringement of Sweden's space. The Swedish military (försvarsmakten) has neither confirmed ...
Military knew, approved deal with China [Published Radio Sweden - Sep 04 2014]
The Swedish Armed Forces said it knew about an alleged deal where the state-run FOI defence research institute would sell software that had potential military uses to China, despite the country being subject to an international arms embargo. On Wednesday, ...
Swedish Defence raises military readiness [Published Radio Sweden - Aug 29 2014]
The Swedish Armed Forces have raised the level of readiness at Headquarters, according to a statement on their web page. "In view of the serious developments in Ukraine, the Armed Forces act, among other things, by raising preparedness at Headquarters ...
BAE Receives Award for 2P Ammunition [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Aug 07 2014]
BAE Systems has received an order from the Swedish FMV to produce and deliver 9,000 rounds of 2P ammunition for the Swedish Armed Forces.The programmable 2P ammunition is based on the proven and effective programmable 3P ammunition. It was developed to ...
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