Swedish Navy’s Minesweeper Experiences Weapon Malfunctions

Swedish Navy’s minesweeper HMS Ulvön (M77) experienced malfunctions during weapon fire tests yesterday south of Ronneby, Sweden.

The malfunction resulted in the vessel’s gun swinging and four projectiles being sent in a different direction than intended.

Fortunately, the projectiles did not contain any explosives and consisted only of metal.

The Navy is currently searching for possible impact sites to determine if the missiles caused any damage. Authorities will also look into the cause of the incident.

Naval Today Staff, Image: Swedish Navy

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