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Through Olof van Joolen
Yesterday, 22:15 in ABROAD
The Saab Gripen of the Swedish army in action.
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AMSTERDAM – Sweden and Finland have a tradition of neutrality. For a long time this translated into small armed forces. Since the Russian threat has increased, with the annexation of Crimea (2014) as the tipping point, the countries have been working hard to upgrade their army, naval and air forces.