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Swedish Navy (2024)


Current Active Inventory: 35 Fleet Units


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The following represents an overview of the modern naval fighting capabilities of the Swedish Navy (2024). The service currently counts 35 total units in its active naval inventory. This total includes frontline commissioned vessels but excludes smaller patrol vessels, auxiliary / survey ships, replenishment, and historical ceremonial types. The WDMMW review takes into account specific categories of warships covering attack, defense, and general support designs. Inventory numbers and related unit types are provided as-is and derived from publically-available information / sources. "On Order" totals found at the bottom of this article are related to any future hulls currently under procurement/construction though said hulls may not be delivered for service in the current year for various reasons.

Updated: 12/31/2021 | © www.WDMMW.org




Total Hulls: 35

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TvR
37.8
TrueValue Rating takes incorporates strengths/weaknesses matched against the highest-rated service ( USN (323.9).
Global Rank
27 /39
Global Rank as compared to national powers of WDMMW. 39 total naval services from 39 nations are tracked. View Current Ranks.
Force Concentration

Carriers: 0 units
Submarines: 5 units
Fleet Core: 30 units
Amphib Asslt: 0 units
Force Balance

FAIR

Fleet focuses on a portion of basic requirements though generally lacking in key areas.

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Hull Prefix
"HSwMS"
Established
1522
(502 yrs ago)
as the "Swedish Navy"
Median Hull Age
28.8
Years
Hull Age Visualization

Unit Age Color Key




0 to 15yrs

16 to 25yrs

26 to 30yrs

>30yrs




Submarines (5)


Hulls developed for undersea/submersible operation; nuclear-powered or conventionally-powered.

OUTLOOK
POSITIVE
 
35yrs
Sodermanland
Sod
SodermanlandClass-class
35yrs
Ostergotland
Ost
SodermanlandClass-class
28yrs
Gotland
Gtd
Gotland-class
27yrs
Uppland
Upd
Gotland-class
27yrs
Halland
Hnd
Gotland-class

Total Units: 5 (14%)




Corvettes (7)


Hulls defined as dimensionally smaller than frigates but larger than OPVs, capable of operating independently or as part of the main fighting fleet.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
34yrs
Gavle
K22
Goteborg-class
31yrs
Sundsvall
K24
Goteborg-class
22yrs
Visby
K31
Goteborg-class
15yrs
Helsingborg
K32
Goteborg-class
15yrs
Harnosand
K33
Goteborg-class
9yrs
Nykoping
K34
Goteborg-class
9yrs
Karlstad
K35
Goteborg-class

Total Units: 7 (20%)




Mine Warfare (9)


Hulls outfitted for the purpose of mine countermeasures/countermine warfare.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
41yrs
Koster
M73
Koster-class
41yrs
Kullen
M74
Koster-class
41yrs
Vinga
M75
Koster-class
41yrs
Ven
M76
Koster-class
41yrs
Ulvon
M77
Koster-class
28yrs
Styrso
M11
Styrso-class
27yrs
Sparo
M12
Styrso-class
27yrs
Skafto
M13
Styrso-class
26yrs
Sturko
M14
Styrso-class

Total Units: 9 (26%)




Offshore Patrol Vessels (14)


Hulls defined as OPVs and outfitted for the purpose of close-to-shore defense / deterrence.

OUTLOOK
STABLE
 
42yrs
Carlskrona
P04
Carlscrona-class
38yrs
Stockholm
P11
Stockholm-class
38yrs
Malmo
P12
Stockholm-class
31yrs
Djarv
82
Tapper-class
30yrs
Dristig
83
Tapper-class
30yrs
Handig
84
Tapper-class
29yrs
Trygg
85
Tapper-class
29yrs
Modig
86
Tapper-class
29yrs
Hurtig
87
Tapper-class
28yrs
Rapp
88
Tapper-class
27yrs
Stoit
89
Tapper-class
27yrs
Arlig
90
Tapper-class
26yrs
Munter
91
Tapper-class
25yrs
Oradd
92
Tapper-class

Total Units: 14 (40%)




On Order (2)


Hulls set to be delivered in the current procurement year or in subsequent year(s).

Unnamed Boat
Submarine
Unnamed Boat
Submarine

Total Units: 2


On Order Commitment: 2 Units


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