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The Swedish JAS 39 Gripen Has Dominated Over the Russian Su-27

BEIJING, (BM) - The Chinese media published material in which they decided to analyze the well-known statement of the Swedish Air Force commander that the Swedish JAS 39 Gripen fighters are "real lions of air combat.", learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: Sweden States SAAB Built a Russian Sukhoi Fighter Jet Killer Then the Swedish

South Korean Shipbuilder to Take a Part in Indian Submarine Project, SAAB is Out

NEW DELHI, (BM) - The $6.5 billion submarine project contest for the Indian Navy continues to throw up surprises with the last minute entry of a South Korean shipbuilder and the pulling out of Swedish company Saab after red flagging policy strictures that can potentially place unlimited liabilities on foreign vendors, learned

CV90 Mjölner Mortar System by BAE Systems Has Been Delivered to Sweden

WASHINGTON, (BM) - BAE Systems has completed the first full rate production delivery of the CV90 Mjölner Mortar System to the Swedish FMV (Defence Materiel Administration), introducing a new capability to the fleet of CV90s by adding indirect firepower, learned BulgarianMilitary, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Sweden is Continuing to

The Swedish SAAB Will Unveil a New Type of Camouflage

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Saab has developed a new type of camouflage called ARCASe (Advanced Reversible Camouflage Screen emissive), with the first briefing on the new product at the annual Barracuda User Group at DSEI, London, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. Read more: Rheinmetall Has Developed New 60mm Mortar for Infantry

Swedish Saab Delivers a Training Center for the Belgian Army Totaling $17 Million

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - The Belgian Army has awarded Saab an SEK160 million (USD17 million) contract for live training systems, the company announced on 19 August, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Defence 360 Europe. The equipment is to be delivered in 2021. Read more: Indra Has Developed an Innovative Military Training Simulator With the

New Combat Air System Will Develop the UK and Sweden

LONDON, (BM) - Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt and her Swedish counterpart Peter Hultqvist have signed a landmark agreement to partner on future combat air, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) commits both governments to work on a joint combat air development and acquisition programme, including the development

Sweden Will Not Sign a UN Treaty Calling for the Ban of Nuclear Weapons

STOCKHOLM, (BM) - Sweden will not sign a UN treaty calling for the ban of nuclear weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting SpaceWar and according foreign minister Margot Wallstrom statement on last Friday. "The government will, as it stands now, not sign the convention on a prohibition of nuclear arms," Wallstrom told reporters at a

Sweden is Continuing to Self-Fund Development of Its Arthur Weapon Locating Radar

LONDON, (BM) - Saab Surveillance is continuing to self-fund development of its ARTHUR (ARTtillery HUnting Radar) Weapon Locating Radar (WLR) to meet emerging requirements, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting Jane`s. Bard Frostad, Saab Surveillance's senior military advisor, said 80 ARTHUR WLR systems have been exported to at least 12

SIPRI: Nine States Have Nuclear Weapons

SOLNA (BM) - Over the past year, the number of nuclear warheads available worldwide has decreased by 600 and at the end of 2018 they were 13,865, reports the authoritative Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) in its annual report, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The Institute has taken into account the fit warheads kept in

Lockheed Martin, Diehl and Saab Will Counter Together Short and Medium-Range Threats

ABU DHABI, the United Arab Emirates (BulgarianMilitary.com) – On Monday (18th February 2019, during IDEX/NAVDEX 2019, it became clear that Lockheed Martin, Diehl Defence and Saab will counter together current and emerging short and medium-range threats through the Falcon air defence weapon system, BulgarianMilitary.com Scott Arnold, Lockheed

Sweden States SAAB Built a Russian Sukhoi Fighter Jet Killer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Recently, at a presentation in Finland, the Commander of the Swedish Air Force, Mats Helgesson, stated that the SAAB Gripen E fighter had the capabilities to beat the Russian Sukhoi jets in a dogfight, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. As Business Insider reports the legendary status that Russia's

Saab Announced a Land-Based Radars Support Contract

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) – In the end of last week, on 18th January 2019, Saab announced that the company has signed a contract with the Ministry of Defence of the United Kingdom for support and services, which will be provided for land-based Giraffe AMB radar systems, learned BulgarianMilitary.com It has been agreed the

Successful First Flight Performed with the Second GlobalEye AEW&C Aircraft

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 3rd January 2019, the Swedish defence technology company Saab announced in a press release that that the company has completed on the same day a successful first flight with the second GlobalEye Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Saab

Saab Announced a New Contract for Its Carl-Gustaf M4

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Yesterday, 19th December 2018, Saab announced the receipt of a new contract for its Carl-Gustaf M4 multi-role weapon system at the total order value of approximately 492 MSEK. The customer was not disclosed. The deliveries are scheduled to take place in 2019-2024, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read

Saab Announces a Contract with South Korea

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com) - On 24th September 2018 the Swedish company Saab announced its newly signed contract with South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) for supporting of the Arthur Weapon Locating System, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the…

Sweden Will Acquire Raytheon’s Patriot Air and Missile Defence Systems

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Raytheon / The combat-proven Patriot is the world's most advanced air and missile defence system. Sweden will acquire Raytheon’s Patriot air and missile defence systems. The deal has been approved by the Swedish government, learned…

Saab Will Continue to Provide Logistical Support for the UK’s Arthur System

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab/ The Arthur weapon locating system On 27th July 2018, the Swedish defence technology company Saab announced in a press release that it will continue to provide logistical support for the UK’s Arthur weapon locating system. For that purpose it…

Saab’s Helicopter 15 Support and Maintenance Contract is Prolonged

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 9, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org The photo shows a HKP 15 (Agusta A109). On the 6th July 2018 Saab announced that its Helicopter 15 (HKP 15) support and maintenance contract has been prolonged for the years 2020 and 2021 by FMV – the Swedish Defence Materiel…

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