Ukraine can get anti-ship missiles from Sweden that are twice as long-range as Harpoon.

The cost of the new package of military aid reaches about 100 million euros

The Swedish government has decided to hand over to Ukraine the fourth package of military aid needed to fight the racists. This package includes the supply of 12-mm machine guns, anti-tank weapons, and most importantly – anti-ship missiles, the type of which is not disclosed.

Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde wrote about this on Twitter.

As for anti-tank weapons, it is likely that our fighters will already know the anti-tank grenade launchers Carl Gustaf and NLAW, which have shown their effectiveness in destroying orc armored vehicles.

As for the type of anti-ship missiles that Sweden can hand over to Ukraine, there is a certain intrigue here, because the Swedish Navy has two types of coastal anti-ship complexes at its disposal.

Swedish anti-ship missile RBS-17 Hellfire on the launcher, illustrative photo from open sources

The first is the RBS-17 Hellfire short-range RCC, an AGM-114 Hellfire missile adapted for shooting at naval targets. The firing range of such a missile is 9 kilometers.

Such a system could be useful to our Navy, for example, to destroy the Russian Raptors, which still have the audacity to approach our shoreline . But the Swedish Navy itself has only eight launchers for the Rell-17 Hellfire.

Swedish military prepares to launch RBS-17 Hellfire anti-ship missile, illustrative photo from open sources

The second type is RBS-15, which can help unlock our Black Sea ports. Earlier, Defense Express reported that in early February 2022, the Swedish military removed from conservation additional RBS-15 to protect against ships of the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Navy. And also – that Sweden in 2016 upgraded its onshore launchers RBS-15, after which they can launch universal RCD-15 MK 4, with a range of up to 300 kilometers.

For comparison – the anti-ship missile Harpoon in the ground version has a range of up to 125 kilometers.

Swedish anti-ship complexes RBS-15 on combat duty, February 2022, photo from open sources

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