Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet

Operator Profile


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

National Markings
Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet

This section describes and illustrates the various national insignia used by the Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet since its formation:

Main Marking

The main marking is displayed on each side of the fuselage on helicopters. No fin flash is used. The service titles SWEDISH ARMED FORCES are carried on the fuselage sides.

Historical Order of Battle for 2006
Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet

Squadron Type Base
1 HkpSkv – 1 Helikopter Skvadron (HQ: Boden)
Boden HKP 9, HKP 10
Det. Lullea-Kallax Lullea-Kallax HKP 10
Det. Östersund-Frösön Östersund-Frösön HKP 10
3 HkpSkv – 3 Helikopter Skvadron (HQ: Berga)
Ronneby-Kallinge HKP 4, HKP 10
Helikopterflottilj (HQ: Malmslatt)
Malmslatt HKP 9, HKP 10, HKP 15


Current Order of Battle
Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet

Squadron Type Base
1 HkpSkv – 1 Helikopter Skvadron (HQ: Lulea)
Lulea Hkp 10
2 HkpSkv – 2 Helikopter Skvadron (HQ: Malmen)
Malmen Hkp 14, Hkp 15A, Hkp 16
3 HkpSkv – 3 Helikopter Skvadron (HQ: Ronneby)
Ronneby-Kallinge Hkp 10, Hkp 15B


Current Aircraft Inventory
Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
Aerospatiale AS 332 Super Puma (Hkp 10) 9 9 0 Utility
Agusta A109LUH-S (Hkp 15) 20 20 0 Utility
NHI NH90TTH (Hkp 14A) 5 5 5 Utility
NHI NH90ASW (Hkp 14B) 3 3 2 ASW
Sikorsky S-70/UH-60M (Hkp 16) 15 15 0 Utility


All-Time Aircraft Used List
Swedish Military Helicopter Fleet

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Aerospatiale AS 332 Super Puma (Hkp 10) 12 1998 current Air Force
Agusta A109LUH-S (Hkp 15) 20 2006 current Italy
Agusta AB204B (Hkp 3C) 16 1998 2001 Army
Agusta AB206B Jet Ranger II (Hkp 6A) 23 1998 2004 Army
Agusta AB206B Jet Ranger II (Hkp 6B) 11 1998 2004 Navy
Agusta AB412HP (Hkp 11) 8 1998 2004 Army
CASA C-212-200 Aviocar (SH 89) 1 1998 2005 Navy
Hughes 300C (Hkp 5B) 28 1998 2002 Army
Kawasaki-Vertol KV.107 (HKP 4B/4D) 16 1998 20?? Navy
MBB Bo 105CB-3 (Hkp 9A) 21 1998 20?? Army
NHI NH90TTH (Hkp 14A) 13 2005 current International
NHI NH90ASW (Hkp 14B) 5 2005 current International
Sikorsky S-70/UH-60M (Hkp 16) 15 2011 current USA