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Admiral (Amiral in Swedish) is a naval rank in Sweden.
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Air-independent propulsion (AIP) is any marine propulsion technology that allows a non-nuclear submarine to operate without access to atmospheric oxygen (by surfacing or using a snorkel).
The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, the Baltic countries, and the North European Plain.
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The Battle of Svensksund (Finnish: Ruotsinsalmi, Russian: Rochensalm) was a naval battle fought in the Gulf of Finland outside the present day city of Kotka on 9 and 10 July 1790.
The naval Battle of the Sound took place on 8 November 1658 (29 October O.S.) during the Second Northern War, near the Sound or Oresund, just north of the Danish capital, Copenhagen.
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Stridsbåt 90 H(alv) (Strb 90 H, literally: Combat Boat 90 Half; the 90 refers to the year of acceptance and Half refers to the fact that it can carry and deploy a half platoon of amphibious infantry (18 men) fully equipped) is a class of fast military assault craft originally developed for the Swedish Navy by Dockstavarvet.
A coat of arms is a unique heraldic design on an escutcheon (i.e. shield), surcoat, or tabard.
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The Cold War was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers in the Western Bloc (the United States, its NATO allies and others) and powers in the Eastern Bloc (the Soviet Union and its allies in the Warsaw Pact).
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A corvette is a small warship.
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The Count's Feud (Grevens Fejde), also called the Count's War, was a civil war that raged in Denmark in 1534–36 and brought about the Reformation in Denmark.
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A cruiser is a type of warship.
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The Dano–Swedish War of 1808–1809 was a war between Denmark–Norway and Sweden due to Denmark–Norway's alliance with France and Sweden's alliance with the United Kingdom during the Napoleonic Wars.
In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.
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The Finnish War was fought between the Kingdom of Sweden and the Russian Empire from February 1808 to September 1809.
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The First Barbary War (1801–1805), also known as the Tripolitanian War and the Barbary Coast War, was the first of two Barbary Wars between the United States and the four North African states known collectively as the "Barbary States".
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A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.
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Gothenburg (Göteborg) is the second-largest city in Sweden and the fifth-largest in the Nordic countries.
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The Gotland-class submarines of the Swedish Navy are modern diesel-electric submarines, which were designed and built by the Kockums shipyard in Sweden.
The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe.
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Gustav I, born Gustav Eriksson of the Vasa noble family and later known as Gustav Vasa (12 May 1496 – 29 September 1560), was King of Sweden from 1523 until his 1560 death, previously self-recognised Protector of the Realm (Rikshövitsman) from 1521, during the ongoing Swedish War of Liberation against King Christian II of Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
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The Hanseatic League (also known as the Hanse or Hansa; Hanse, Dudesche Hanse, Hansa, Hansa Teutonica or Liga Hanseatica) was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and their market towns.
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The Horn of Africa (Geeska Afrika, Gaaffaa Afriikaa, የአፍሪካ ቀንድ yäafrika qänd, القرن الأفريقي al-qarn al-'afrīqī, ቀርኒ ኣፍሪቃ) (shortened to HOA; alternatively Somali Peninsula) is a peninsula in Northeast Africa.
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HSwMS Göta Lejon was a Swedish cruiser.
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The Ingrian War between Sweden and Russia, which lasted between 1610 and 1617 and can be seen as part of Russia's Time of Troubles, is mainly remembered for the attempt to put a Swedish duke on the Russian throne.
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The Kalmar Union or Union of Kalmar (Danish, Norwegian and Kalmarunionen; Unio Calmariensis) was a state that brought together the Scandinavian nations from 1397 to 1523.
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The Kalmar War (1611–1613) was a war between Denmark–Norway and Sweden.
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Karlskrona is a locality and the seat of Karlskrona Municipality, Blekinge County, Sweden with 35,212 inhabitants in 2010.
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Karlskrona naval base is the largest naval base of the Swedish Navy.
Kockums AB is a shipyard in Malmö, Sweden, owned by the Swedish defence company Saab Group.
Kustjägarna / Coastal Rangers (initials "KJ") is an amphibious special operations unit within the Swedish Amphibious Corps, which is the coastal defence arm of the Swedish Navy.
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Landing craft are boats and seagoing vessels used to convey a landing force (infantry and vehicles) from the sea to the shore during an amphibious assault.
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The Landing Craft L-50 was a mechanized landing craft used by the Swedish Navy and the Swedish coastal artillery from the 1950s to the 1980s.
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The Hanseatic City of Lübeck (Low German) is the second-largest city in Schleswig-Holstein, in northern Germany, and one of the major ports of Germany.
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The institution known as leiðangr (Old Norse), leidang (Norwegian), leding (Danish), ledung (Swedish), expeditio (Latin) or sometimes lething (English), was a form of conscription to organise coastal fleets for seasonal excursions and in defence of the realm typical for medieval Scandinavians and, later, a public levy of free farmers.
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This is a list of towns in modern Sweden that once enjoyed town privileges, thus were entitled to call themselves town (stad, plural städer).
This is a list of Swedish pansarskepps of the period 1859-1918: They are commonly but incorrectly called "coast defence battleships" in many sources.
This is a list of ships of the Swedish Navy.
This is a list of Swedish military commanders.
This is a list of Swedish monarchs, that is, the Kings and ruling Queens of Sweden, including regents and viceroys of the Kalmar Union, up to the present time.
This is a list of UN peacekeeping missions since the United Nations was founded in 1945, organized by region, with the dates of deployment, the name of the related conflict, and the name of the UN operation.
This is a list of wars fought by the realm of Sweden.
Marines, also known as a marine corps and naval infantry, are an infantry force that specializes in the support of naval and army operations on land and at sea, as well as the execution of their own.
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Muskö Naval Base is a Swedish underground naval facility on the island of Muskö just south of Stockholm in Haninge Municipality (Haninge Kommun).
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.
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A fleet or naval fleet is a large formation of warships, and the largest formation in any navy.
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A navy or maritime force is a fleet of waterborne military vessels (watercraft) and its associated naval aviation, both sea-based and land-based.
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The Northern Seven Years' War (also known as the Nordic Seven Years' War, the First Northern War or the Seven Years War in Scandinavia) was the war between the Kingdom of Sweden and a coalition of Denmark–Norway, Lübeck and Poland, fought between 1563 and 1570.
Northern Wars is a term used for a series of wars fought in northern and northeastern Europe in the 16th and 17th century.
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Operation Atalanta, also known as European Union Naval Force Somalia (EU-NAVFOR-ATALANTA), is a current counter-piracy military operation at sea off the Horn of Africa and in the Western Indian Ocean, that is the first undertaken by the European Union Naval Force.
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The Polish–Swedish War (1600–1629) (sometimes considered a part of the larger trans-European Thirty Years' War) was twice interrupted by periods of truce and thus can be divided into.
The provinces of Sweden, Sveriges landskap, are historical, geographical and cultural regions.
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The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's principal naval warfare force.
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The Royal Swedish Society of Naval Sciences or Kungl.
The Russo-Swedish War of 1554–1557, considered a prelude to the Livonian War of 1558–1583, arose out of border skirmishes.
The Russo-Swedish War of 1590–1595 was instigated by Boris Godunov in the hope of gaining the territory of the Duchy of Estonia along the Gulf of Finland belonging to Sweden since the previous Livonian War.
The Russo–Swedish War of 1741–1743, known as the Hats' Russian War in Sweden and the Hats' War in Finland, which resulted in the Lesser Wrath (Pikkuviha, Lilla ofreden), or the occupation of Finland, was instigated by the Hats, a Swedish political party that aspired to regain the territories lost to Russia during the Great Northern War, and by French diplomacy, which sought to divert Russia's attention from supporting its long-standing ally, the Habsburg monarchy, in the War of the Austrian Succession.
The Russo-Swedish War of 1788–90, known as Gustav III's Russian War in Sweden, Gustav III's War in Finland and Catherine II's Swedish War in Russia, was fought between Sweden and Russia from June 1788 to August 1790.
San Diego is a major city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico.
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The Scanian War (Skånske krig, Skånska kriget, Schonischer Krieg) was a part of the Northern Wars involving the union of Denmark–Norway, Brandenburg and Sweden.
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A schooner is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts, the foremast being shorter than the main and no taller than the mizzen if there is one.
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The Seven Years' War was fought between 1754 and 1763, the main conflict occurring in the seven-year period from 1756 to 1763.
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A ship prefix is a combination of letters, usually abbreviations, used in front of the name of a civilian or naval ship.
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Signals intelligence (SIGINT) is intelligence-gathering by interception of signals, whether communications between people (communications intelligence—abbreviated to COMINT) or from electronic signals not directly used in communication (electronic intelligence—abbreviated to ELINT).
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.
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Stealth technology also termed LO technology (low observable technology) is a sub-discipline of military tactics and passive electronic countermeasures, which cover a range of techniques used with personnel, aircraft, ships, submarines, missiles and satellites to make them less visible (ideally invisible) to radar, infrared, sonar and other detection methods.
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A Stirling engine is a heat engine that operates by cyclic compression and expansion of air or other gas (the working fluid) at different temperatures, such that there is a net conversion of heat energy to mechanical work.
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The Storebro SB90E is a small craft developed by Swedish yacht designer Storebro Bruks AB.
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A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.
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Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) is the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's Allied Command Operations.
Amfibiekåren (the Amphibious Corps) is the coastal defence arm of the Swedish Navy.
The Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten) form the military forces of Sweden, tasked with defence of the country, as well as promoting Sweden's wider interests, supporting international peacekeeping efforts, and providing humanitarian aid.
The Swedish Army (Armén) is a branch of the Swedish Armed Forces; it is in charge of land operations.
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The Swedish coastal artillery (Kustartilleriet, KA) has its origin in the Archipelago Artillery that was raised in 1866.
Swedish is a North Germanic language, spoken natively by about 9 million people predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
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The submarine hunts or submarine incidents were a series of several incidents involving foreign submarines that occurred in Swedish territorial waters during the Cold War.
The Swedish War of Liberation (1521–23) Befrielsekriget, ("The Liberation War"), also known as Gustav Vasa's Rebellion and the Swedish War of Secession, was a rebellion and a civil war in which the Swedish nobleman Gustav Vasa successfully deposed the Danish-Norwegian king Christian II as regent of the Kalmar Union in Sweden.
The Swedish–Norwegian War, also known as the Campaign against Norway (Fälttåget mot Norge), or the War with Sweden 1814 (Krigen med Sverige 1814); was a war fought between Sweden and Norway in the summer of 1814.
The Tapper class are a class of Swedish patrol boats (the word tapper means brave).
The Thirty Years' War was a series of wars in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648.
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The Torstenson war, Hannibal controversy or Hannibal War (Hannibalsfeiden) was a short period of conflict between Sweden and Denmark–Norway which occurred in 1643 to 1645 during the waning days of the Thirty Years' War.
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The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon Arabic:(قوة الأمم المتحدة المؤقتة في لبنان), or UNIFIL Arabic:(يونيفيل) and also known as the UN, was originally created by the United Nations Arabic:(الأمم المتحدة), with the adoption of Security Council Resolution 425 and 426 on 19 March 1978, to confirm Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon which Israel had invaded five days prior, restore international peace and security, and help the Government of Lebanon restore its effective authority in the area.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
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The V-2 (Vergeltungswaffe 2, "Retribution Weapon 2"), technical name Aggregat-4 (A4), was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile.
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Vasa (or Wasa) is a Swedish warship built between 1626 and 1628.
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The Västergötland class of diesel-electric submarines was introduced in 1987 by the Swedish Navy.
Vice admiral is a senior naval flag officer rank, equivalent to lieutenant general and air marshal.
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The Visby class is the latest class of corvette to be adopted by the Swedish Navy after the and corvettes.
The Fourth Coalition against Napoleon's French Empire was defeated in a war spanning 1806–1807.
The 1st Submarine Flotilla (Swedish: Första ubåtsflottiljen or 1.ubflj) is a unit of the Swedish Navy which has operated in various forms since 1904.
Swedish navy 3rd Naval Warfare Flotilla was founded in 2005 when the former Mine-layer and Surface flotillas joined together.
The 4th Naval Warfare Flotilla is one of three flotillas in the Swedish navy and is a part of the Berga örlogsbas (Berga Navybase).