Sweden To Buy A26 Submarines Worth $932 Million

  • Our Bureau
  • 04:57 PM, March 18, 2015
  • 2838

Sweden has decided to buy two new submarines worth $932 million from Saab Kockums, Radio Sweden reported on Tuesday. 

The A26 submarines are to be delivered by 2022. 

"This is the biggest single decision when it comes to economic investments that we will make during this parliament", Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told TT.

The decision, to be formally made by the cabinet on Thursday, is to "ensure Swedish submarine capability past 2030", the minister added.

"These are the next generation of submarine. These submarines will be very hi-tech", minister said. 

Also Read

Sweden To Boost Fleet’s Ability To Hunt Foreign Submarines.

March 13, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

Sweden To Train Defense And Security Companies To Combat Corruption

December 16, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

Sweden To Test CybAero Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems From Visby Corvette

November 26, 2014 @ 09:17 AM

Sweden Rejects Unmanned Helo Export To China by CybAero

October 21, 2014 @ 08:40 AM

Russian Mini-Submarine Found In Swedish Waters

July 28, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

Saab Wins Swedish NH-90 Helicopter Support Contract

July 20, 2015 @ 03:43 PM

Graphene To Be New Star Of Defense Manufacturing

July 10, 2015 @ 06:42 PM

Saab Signs $1.04 Billion Deal For New Swedish Submarines

June 30, 2015 @ 03:33 PM