Russian imperialism

Robert Malecki malecki at algonet.se
Fri Aug 2 01:29:10 MDT 1996


>At 23:06 01-08-96 +0100, Hugh Rodwell wrote:
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>>Sweden has a powerful military setup and its own arms industry -- Bofors,
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>>SAAB aviation, Celsius (defence material and systems), Kockums submarines,

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>>etc.
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>>It also has a long and gory tradition of military intervention around the
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>>Baltic. Swedish troops (mainly in fact Finnish cannon fodder) were renowned

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>>during the Thirty Years War in Central Europe for their sullen brutality.
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>Did they use SAAB airplanes or Kockums submarines in that war?
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>Jorn
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>- Sorry, couldn't resist :-)
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Ummm! No, but they do send a lot of stuff to India and Indonesia.

However, that is changing. Now "smart bombs" are in but they still will
shoot them with Boforts cannons..

malecki:)




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