NATO is rubbing its hands at the thought of Swedish planes. But the pilots are the problem

  • Sweden applied to join NATO, and the Alliance welcomed her candidacy
  • NATO officials are particularly interested in the Swedish Air Force, which has dozens of modern aircraft at its disposal
  • Swedish pilots, however, are frustrated by the changes in policy and many are considering retiring from service
  • More such information can be found on the main page of

While Sweden is preparing to join NATO, the Swedish air force has a problem. The most experienced fighter pilots leave their jobs.

In the fall, around half of the Swedish Armed Forces fighter pilots may take a vacation or resign altogether – Swedish TV SVT reported in July.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *