Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: Sweden accentuates naval enhancements in reform package

23rd December 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in Auckland


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Submarines, surface vessels and amphibious forces feature prominently in the Total Defence plan.

The Royal Swedish Navy (RSwN) is poised to be a major beneficiary from the Total Defence Bill passed by parliament on 15 December.

The defence budget will grow by about 33%, from SEK66.1 billion (US$7.9 billion) in 2021 to SEK88.7 billion in 2025.

In particular, RSwN ...

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