Sweden will give Ukraine anti-ship missiles RBS 17 (aka Robotsystem 17): we tell what it is

The Swedish government has announced a fourth military aid package for Ukraine worth more than 95,000,000 euros.

What is known

This was announced by the head of the Ministry of ForeignAffairs of Sweden Ann Linde. The new package will include anti-tank weapons, ammunition and 12.7mm rifles. In addition to this, Sweden will give us anti-ship missiles (ASMs). Unfortunately, the message does not say what missiles are in question, but according to Militarny, these could be RBS 17 (aka Robotsystem 17).

For those who are not in the know

RBS 17 (aka Robotsystem 17) are Swedishanti-ship missiles, which are a modification of the American AGM-114 Hellfire. They were adapted to deal with the anti-ship complex. Such missiles can be launched from ships or from ground firing points. Robotsystem 17 is guided by a laser pointer with a range of up to 8 km. The maximum speed is 450 m/s.

Source: @AnnLinde