Early Retirement Proposed For Swedish NH90s

NH90 rotorcraft

Like its Norwegian neighbors, Sweden has struggled with the NH90’s availability and cost of operation. New military advice calls for the armed forces to part with the platform in the next decade.

Credit: Hampus Hagstedt/Swedish Armed Forces
Availability issues are driving yet another operator of the NH90 helicopter to consider retiring it much earlier than planned. Recommendations drawn up by Swedish Supreme Commander Gen. Micael Byden for the future development of the armed forces propose removing the European rotorcraft from the...

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