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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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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.

Camp Säve – host nation support for real

Camp Säve – host nation support for real

15 September201718:03

It is like a huge camp – at Säve three nations have gathered, the USA, France and Sweden. A miniature community of about 500 people. And they all meet in the line for food.

Simulators, support and self- confidence

Simulators, support and self- confidence

15 September201712:40

Come rain, come shine – it was typical Swedish September weather when a US company from the Minnesota National Guard spent the week training with its Swedish host unit in Skövde – Skaraborg's Regiment. At the beginning of the week, much time was spent briefing the international guests on all the regulations they must follow when they are on Swedish soil. The remainder of the week was devoted to exercises, unit against unit, in equal numbers.

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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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Blogs

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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