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The Swedish Armed Forces

We defend Sweden and the country´s interests, our freedom and the right to live the way of our choice.

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The Swedish Armed Forces is a body subject to the Swedish Parliament and government. It is headed by the Supreme Commander who leads and supervises the Armed Forces through Armed Forces Headquarters.

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From one exercise to the next

From one exercise to the next

22 September201720:47

Today the Swedish-Finnish headquarters on board the command and support vessel, HMS Carlskrona, starts its participation in Aurora 17 for real. However, the HQ staff have already got their feet under the table, having just finished 10 days on the naval exercise, Northern Coasts. The fact that a Swedish-Finnish HQ is now commanding Swedish maritime forces in the defence of the country makes this a unique occasion.

Operational transport for the defense of Gotland

Operational transport for the defense of Gotland

20 September201711:28

Exercise Aurora 17 has now entered a stage where the focus is on Gotland. On Monday, equipment and troops were shipped to the island by both air and sea. In Oskarshamn, ships were waiting to leave with cargo that included air defense assets. In Halmstad three Hercules and a large C 17 aircraft, also loaded with equipment, were ready to go. The destination was Gotland.

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Swedish Armed Forces

Where are we and what do we do now? What are the Armed Forces' tasks from parliament and government and how we work to resolve them? Here are facts about the government's finances, procurement and vehicles.

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Careers

Aircraft mechanics, soldier, cook or naval officer? Reach your goal through military training, or search any of our hundreds of civilian jobs. (In Swedish)

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From the individual soldier to the government's senior representatives, read personal reflections about life in the Swedish Armed Forces in any of our blogs. (In Swedish)

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