Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet

Operator Profile

Key Facts

Current Title:
Försvarsmaktens Helikopterflottilj
English Title:
Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet
First Established:
ICAO Code:


Narrative Summary

On 1 January 1998, a Joint Military Helicopter Fleet was created by the Swedish armed forces, to combine the helicopter assets of the Air Force, Army and Navy. On 1 January 1999 the existing units were re-organised into four battalions for peacetime operations.

Key Dates:
1 January 1998    Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet first established
1 January 1999    Units reorganisation

Current Status

To be added.

Future Plans

Acquisition of 24 attack helicopters has been proposed.


National Insignia

National Markings

Aircraft Serial Numbers

The Swedish military serial numbering system consists of a five or six-figure number, with the first two or three numbers being the aircraft type designation number and the remaining three numbers and individual identity number which normally starts at 001 for each type, e.g. MBB Bo 105 (Hkp 9A) 09209.


Aircraft Designations

Details of Swedish Military Aircraft designation system to be added.

Current Aircraft Inventory

Table of Current Service Aircraft

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Alphabetical Order

Aircraft NOT Used

False reports of aircraft on order or in service


Main Headquarters


Organisational Structure

The FVHF was organised into five squadrons, but two of these have since been disbanded.

Current Order of Battle

Table of Current Order of Battle

Historical Orders of Battle

Order of Battle for 2006

All-Time Flying Units List

To be added.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The main air bases currently used are Lulea, Malmsen and Ronneby-Kallinga.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

The main air bases that have been used are Berga, Boden, Malmslatt, Ronneby-Kallinga and Save.
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

More Information


Swedish Military Aviation Bibliography – to be added.


To be added.


Swedish Armed Forces Helicopter Wing

wikipedia: Swedish Air Force

Scramble: Swedish Air Force

wikipedia.sv: Helikopterflottiljen

Nordic Rotors

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