SMaRC – Swedish Maritime Robotics Centre
Newsletter, Summer 2020

Beautiful demo days 2020!

SMaRC's yearly demonstration days 2020 were held at Askö Laboratory on June 9–10. In wonderful summer weather, representatives of FMV, FOI, KTH, Saab, WARA-PS and others saw the latest results from SMARC’s projects.

More from SMaRC demo days 2020

Participants and team members at SMaRC demonstration days 2020 at Askö Laboratory

Participants and team members on SMaRC demo days. Photo: Lars Edman/KTH

Portrait of Hans Wicklander

Hans Wicklander, new chair of the SMaRC board. Photo: Josefine Severholt/KTH

Hans Wicklander is new chair of the SMaRC board

Hans Wicklander, vice president and head of strategy at Saab Kockums, is appointed new chair of the SMaRC centre board. 

- SMaRC is a good example of a fruitful, national collaboration. Now and in the future, a powerful center for underwater technology is needed, says Hans Wicklander.

Read a full interview with Hans Wicklander on


The chief of the Swedish Navy visited SMaRC

Rear admiral Ewa Skoog Haslum, chief of the Swedish Navy, visted SMaRC on April 23, 2020. She was given a review of ongoing projects by the SMaRC representatives and a visit in the laboratory at KTH.

More about the Swedish Navy on

Portrait of Ewa Skoog Haslum

Ewa Skoog Haslum, Chief of the Swedish Navy. Photo: Peter Sigray/KTH

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Watch the SMaRC playlist on

Films about SMaRC

Watch SMaRC films from Stockholm University, Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, the SMaRC team and others in our playlist on Youtube.

SMaRC playlist on


SMaRC publications

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SMaRC in media

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SMaRC events

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