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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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Behind the scenes, and a vital part

Behind the scenes, and a vital part

26 April201708:53

We can’t always see them, but we would certainly know if they were missing. The men & women of the technical support staff behind this Computer Aided Exercise, Combined Joint Staff Exercise 17 (CJSE17) have an important task.

Media Gaming an important part of CJSE 17

Media Gaming an important part of CJSE 17

24 April201710:19

In today's armed conflicts, hybrid warfare plays an ever increasing role. Media is a key part of this kind of impact operations. Therefore, managers should practice building good relationships with the media and managing different forms of media situations.

As close as it gets to reality

As close as it gets to reality

21 April201715:31

The multinational command exercise ‘Combined Joint Staff Exercise, CJSE 17’ began today in Enköping, Karlskrona and Uppsala. More than 1200 staff from 24 different nations will train together, at both tactical and operational levels.

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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.

You are here

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)

To the career website

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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