The Swedish Overseas Affairs Minister Ann Linde mentioned the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (Forsvarets materielverk, FMV) and Swedish Armed forces will discover the potential of offering Ukraine with the Archer self-propelled howitzer, the RBS70 air defence system, and different gear. The Swedish Authorities additionally has offered extra artillery ammunition price $46.86m (Skr500m) to strengthen the capabilities of Ukrainian troops. The newest help follows Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson’s latest announcement to commit $93.59m (Skr1bn) in extra navy and civilian assist for Ukraine. Sweden had authorized the supply of apparatus to Ukraine together with 135,000 subject rations, 5,000 helmets, 5,000 physique shields, and 5,000 anti-tank weapons.

Saab RBS 70 NG Man-portable Air-defense System

In late February, Sweden broke its doctrine of not sending weapons to nations in energetic battle for the primary time since 1939. Sweden, together with neighboring Finland, in Might overturned many years of navy non-alignment by submitting historic joint functions to affix NATO, as help for membership soared in each nations after Russia’s invasion of Ukrain. The navy assist is the nation’s seventh navy bundle to help the war-torn nation. Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov thanked the Overseas Affairs Minister and Swedish Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist for the help bundle. The choice was in response to Ukrainian Overseas Minister Dmytro Kuleba’s request to offer the nation with weapons, together with howitzers and shells.


BAE Systems’ ARCHER Self-propelled Howitzer
BAE Programs’ ARCHER Self-propelled Howitzer

The Archer Artillery System, or Archer – FH77BW L52, or Artillerisystem 08 is a self-propelled gun system for Sweden and Norway. The center of the system is a totally automated 155 mm/L52 gun howitzer and a M151 Protector distant managed weapon station mounted on a modified 6×6 chassis of the Volvo A30D, all-terrain articulated hauler. The car platform is a modification of the Volvo A30D 6×6 articulated all-terrain hauler car. The system additionally features a munition service consisting of a detachable, modified commonplace container mounted on a ballistic-proofed all-terrain lorry. The system additionally consists of an ammunition resupply car, a help car, BONUS submunitions and M982 Excalibur guided projectiles.

Saab RBS 70 NG Man-portable Air-defense System
Saab RBS 70 NG Man-portable Air-defense System

RBS 70 (Robotsystem 70) is a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) designed for anti-aircraft warfare in all local weather zones and with little to no help from different forces. Initially designed and manufactured by the Swedish defence agency of Bofors Defence (now Saab Bofors Dynamics, since 2000). It makes use of the RB 70 missile which can be in use in quite a few different Swedish missile techniques. In 2003 the “BOLIDE” improve system was launched to the RBS 70. The BOLIDE missile is an RBS 70 NG improve that’s sooner (Mach 2 vs Mach 1.6), with a spread as much as 8 km (5.0 mi) and may attain an altitude of 6 km. Deliveries have been initiated in 2005. At the moment, RBS 70 is operational in 18 buyer nations, on all continents and in arctic, desert, and tropical environments.