- Crisis or armed conflict time
- Urgent reasons (i.e. operational reasons)
- Foreign investments
- Export licenses
- Codes/Regulations involving Defence Industry
Objectives of the national SoS policy
National bodies involved and areas of responsibilities
Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV): Procurement of new products and adherent services for the Swedish Armed Forces.
Swedish Armed Forces (FM): Procurement of materiel and services for products in use.
Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB): Coordination of crisis preparedness.
The role of SoS in Procurement procedures (requirements, evaluation etc.)
FMV/FM endeavors to have specific SoS-evaluation in procurement procedures.
Contractual terms on SoS
FMV/FM endeavors to have specific SoS-clauses in procurement contracts.
National policy on sharing information on stocks/inventories
In principle, stockpiling is a national responsibility.
Within the signature countries of the LEOBEN treaty a common requirement analysis and procurement is taking place.
Sweden has special regulations concerning government owned stocks, these stocks cannot be sold without special decision by the Government.
Sweden as a member of NSPO/NSPA takes part of several Weapon System Partnerships (WSP).
Existing Bi/Multi-lateral SoS agreements
Many bilateral armament agreements include regulations concerning Security of Supply.
Of special importance is the LOI-agreement. Several other agreements consists of In Service Support (ISS) Agreements that use to contain regulations concerning materiel support, maintenance, repair and technical support services, e.g. Gripen a/c support.
SoS Experts contact info
SoS PoCs/National representatives contact info
Link to related national websites
Page Last Updated: 29 November 2018