28 Apr '16, 10pm

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Swedish submarine HMS Gotland, left, HNLMS Tromp (F 803), center, and HMS Portland (F 79) steam in formation with other NATO and partner nation ships on May 4, 2015, during maneuvering drills as a part of exercise Dynamic Mongoose. (Photo: MC2 Amanda S. Kitchner/US Navy) 254 CONNECT TWEET 72 LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE HELSINKI — Norway’s decision to partner with NATO states in the design and delivery of new-generation submarines has exposed new cracks in longstanding pan-Nordic defense strengthening ambitions. The solution reached by Norway’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) also represents a major blow to Swedish ambitions amid ongoing talks within the Nordic Defense Cooperation (NORDEFCO) sphere to add a stronger cross-border industrial collaborative dimension to the present military partnership. Saab offered a customized version of the Swedish next-generation A-26 submarine t...

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