Malmen Air Base, Sweden — Swedish Defense Minister Sten Tolgfors is urging Europeans to consider whether strategic airlift cooperation could be extended into the tactical arena. “Could we use the Strategic Airlift Capability [SAC] model for tactical transport in Europe?” he asks. Sweden is now mulling what to do with its Lockheed Martin C-130s. It had intended to put its aircraft through an avionics modernization program, but several issues with this U.S. effort forced Stockholm to ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "Swedes Suggest Strategic Airlift Model Has Tactical Application".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.