Prince Carl Philip visits minesweeping operation

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Prince Carl Philip manoeuvres the underwater craft used to identify submerged mines. Photo: Ola Granevik/The Swedish Armed Forces

On Wednesday 30 May, Prince Carl Philip visited a minesweeping operation near Falsterbo.
The Swedish Navy is currently looking for old mines from the two world wars that might still remain in the area. During the day, The Prince learnt about the current efforts, visited a minesweeping vessel and met divers. He also had the opportunity to try controlling the underwater craft and the sonar system used to look for mines.