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Familiarity breeds content for Sweden’s submarine flotilla

27th November 2017 - 10:07 GMT | by Richard Thomas in Karlskrona


Crews working up towards the introduction of the new A26 conventional submarines to the Royal Swedish Navy (RSN) by the middle of the next decade, expect to be familiar with 50% of its systems once it enters service.

This is due in part to the work being undertaken on the Gotland-class mid-life upgrades, which is bringing in new combat management systems and other capabilities that will carry across to the A26, two of which will be built by Saab Kockums for the RSN.

‘We are conducted training on the new systems being introduced to the Gotland [class of submarines]

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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