The Swedish Air Force
The Swedish Air Force is the air force branch of the Swedish Armed Forces. It is in charge of air operations. General InformationActive:
1926 - PresentType:
Air ForceSize: Part of:
Swedish Armed ForcesCommander:
Major General Anders SilwerFighter UnitsSkaraborg Air Force WingWing Name:
F 7 SåtenäsHQ:
Located at Såtenäs outside Lidköping, operates JAS 39A/B.Blekinge Air Force WingWing Name:
F 17 KallingeHQ:
Located at Kallinge in Ronneby, operates JAS 39C/D.Norrbotten Air Force WingWing Name:
F 21 LuleåHQ:
Located at Kallax in Luleå, operates JAS 39C/D.Calvery1st Helicopter SquadronWing Name:
Kallax in Luleå (co-located with F 21), operates HKP 10.2nd Helicopter Squadron Wing Name:
Malmen in Linköping, operates HKP 14, HKP 15 and HKP 16.3rd Helicopter SquadronWing Name:
Kallinge in Ronneby (co-located with F 17), operates HKP 10 and HKP 15.Second Base:
Såtenäs (co-located with F 7), operates HKP 10.Aircraft
(<Aircraft:>: Origin: Type: Versions: In service: Notes:)
Saab JAS 39 Gripen: Sweden: Multirole fighter, Multirole fighter-trainer, Multirole fighter, Multirole fighter-trainer: JAS 39A, JAS 39B, JAS 39C, JAS 39D: 104, 12, 56, 12: 12 C And 2 D Gripens are leased to the Czech Republic. 14 C/D Gripens are sold to Hungary on lease-purchase contract.
Saab S 100B Argus: Sweden: Transport: AEW&C: TP 100, FSR 890, ASC 890, FSR TP: 3, 2, 2, 2
Saab 32 Lansen: Sweden: Attack-Fighter: J32B : 2: Two still remain operational with the sole task of taking high altitude air samples for research purposes in collaboration with the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority.
Saab 105: Sweden: Basic jet-trainer: Sk60: 80 (35 in flying condition): Maintained by Saab and owned by the Swedish government
Gulfstream G-IV SP: United States: SIGINT, VIP: S 102 B, TP 102: 2, 2
Lockheed C-130E/H Hercules: United States: Transport: TP 84: 8
Eurocopter AS 332 Super Puma: France: Transport helicopter: Medevac HKP 10, HKP 10B, HKP 10D: 7, 3,2
NHI NH90: multi-national: Transport helicopter: HKP 14: 4: 18 on order. Has been delayed and will not be operational until 2017.
Agusta A109: Italy: Transport helicopter: HKP 15: 20: Eight of these are specially designed for operations at sea.
Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk: United States: Transport helicopter: HKP 16: 4: 15 on order. Will replace the delayed HKP 14 until 2020.
Elbit Skylark: Israel: UAV: SAUV Falken (Falcon)
AAI RQ-7 Shadow: United States: UAV: AUV 03 Örnen (Eagle): 8