Sweden Orders Four Navy Tugs from Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld

FMV signed a contract with the supplier Damen Shipyard Hardinxveld for the delivery of four new port tugs. The new vessels will reach the Swedish Armed Forces in 2023 and 2024. The acquisition of port tugs is part of a larger effort to develop and procure equipment that will strengthen the Armed Forces’ marine logistics function. FMV will also procure…

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Saab to Modernize Third Gotland-class Submarine

Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) of the third Gotland-class submarine, HMS Halland. The total order value is SEK 1.1 billion. Saab will conduct an extensive MLU on Sweden’s Gotland-class submarine HMS Halland, including an overhaul and upgrade of the combat system. “This contract shows that an extensive Mid-Life…

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Elbit Systems Awarded Royal Swedish Navy CMS Contract

Elbit Systems Ltd. announced January 13th that following a competitive tender process, its Swedish subsidiary, Elbit Systems Sweden AB., was awarded a contract from the Swedish Defence Material Administration (“FMV”) to supply the Albatross Combat Management Systems (CMS) for the Royal Swedish Navy. The contract that is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed…

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Finnish Navy fired the first torpedo from a Hamina-class missile boat

August 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Navy fired on Wednesday, August 19th. the first torpedo shooting with a TP45 torpedo in the Archipelago Sea borrowed from the Swedish Defense Materials Agency (FMV, Försvarets Materialverk). The shooting was carried out by the missile boat Tornio. This is the first time a torpedo has been launched from a Hamina-class missile boat…

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Successful First Surface Ship and Submarine Firings of Saab Lightweight Torpedo

June 9, 2020 – Saab has together with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and Swedish Armed Forces conducted the first tests with the Saab Lightweight Torpedo (SLWT) from a corvette and a submarine. The tests are the first of its kind for the new torpedo and were undertaken during February and March 2020 at sea ranges outside Karlskrona, on…

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