BLUFSweden will soon become a NATO member, and when it does, its submarines will greatly enhance NATO capability.
Peter Suciu, writing for 19fortyfive, makes the following points:
- While not a superpower like the US, Sweden has built some impressive submarines.
- Sweden is building two advanced Blekinge-class boats that will enter service by 2028.
- Sweden also has three Gotland-class submarines constructed between 1992 and 1997.
- Sweden’s submarines will likely play an important role in countering potential Russian aggression in the Baltic Sea.
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