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 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Afghan former interpretors may be allowed to stay

A sentence in the migration court on Wednesday confirms that Sweden has a responsibility towards the Afghan interpreters that no longer are employed by the Swedish Armed Forces. The sentence may affect the interpreters that are still in the country, ... [Published Radio Sweden - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

Saab Kockums gets submarine overhaul contract

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 — Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to overhaul the submarine HMS Halland. The order covers the period 2014-2015 and is valued at SEK 130 million. The order is part of a letter of intent ... [Published Marine Log - Sep 29 2014]
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 Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 3 reports

Saab receives orders from FMV and has signed a Letter of Intent regarding underwater systems

Defence and security company Saab has received orders from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) regarding construction and production plans for the next generation submarines and to conduct a mid-life update of two Gotland-class submarines. ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jun 09 2014]
First reported May 22 2014 - Updated May 22 2014 - 3 reports

Saab Signs Agreement for Aerial Target Services

Defence and security company Saab has signed an agreement with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to provide advanced aerial target services to the Swedish Armed Forces. The agreement will come into effect during the period 2014–2020 and ... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - May 22 2014]

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"Sweden has no longer any security responsibility in Afghanistan and therefore no jurisdiction, but we are still responsible for the interpretors" Löndahl said
"It is also important to ensure the customer's long-term operational capability."
"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

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Afghan former interpretors may be allowed to stay [Published Radio Sweden - 17 hours ago]
Saab to overhaul Swedish Navy's HMS Halland sub... [Published Naval Technology - 22 hours ago]
Saab Kockums gets submarine overhaul contract [Published Marine Log - Sep 29 2014]
Saab Receives Order from FMV to Overhaul the Su... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Sep 29 2014]
Saab Receives Order from FMV to Overhaul the Su... [Published Business Wire Defense News - Sep 29 2014]
Offshore Event in Europe’s Oil Capital a Success [Published Army Technology - Sep 26 2014]
3 European Institutions to discuss social media... [Published Prlog - Sep 26 2014]
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]
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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Afghan former interpretors may be allowed to stay [Published Radio Sweden - 17 hours ago]
A sentence in the migration court on Wednesday confirms that Sweden has a responsibility towards the Afghan interpreters that no longer are employed by the Swedish Armed Forces. The sentence may affect the interpreters that are still in the country, ...
Saab Receives Order from FMV to Overhaul the Su... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Sep 29 2014]
Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to overhaul the submarine HMS Halland. The order covers the period 2014-2015 and is valued at MSEK 130. The order is part of the letter of intent ...
Saab Receives Order from FMV to Overhaul the Su... [Published Business Wire Defense News - Sep 29 2014]
LINKÖPING, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to overhaul the submarine HMS Halland. The order covers the period 2014-2015 and is valued at MSEK 130. ...
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 ...
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