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Latest Swedish Air Force Stories

2012-09-13 06:21:49

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), is planning this month to deliver the final two of 15 UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters to the U.S. Army for further transfer to the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV). All 15 aircraft will have been delivered in just 16 months, a record acquisition pace for a squadron-sized fleet of Black Hawk helicopters procured via the U.S. Government's Foreign Military Sales...

2009-06-08 13:43:06

The Swedish military said it will compensate a poultry farmer whose 31 chickens were killed accidentally during an air force exercise. Farmer Asa Karlsson said in her complaint to the armed forces that her chickens were terrified when a Jas Gripen fighter aircraft flew at a lot altitude over their coop and 31 birds were crushed to death in the ensuing panic, The Local reported Monday. The air force's Norrbotten wing agreed to pay $775 for the loss of the hens, a sum that was agreed upon based...