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The news published here are mainly from the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre – SWEDINT. For a complete list of news, please visit the Swedish version of the website.

SWEDINT/NCGM in China 2 December 201612:56 PM

The recent UNSOC course in China was the first with international participants.

The GENAD 27 October 20165:26 PM

GENAD participant, mr Alexander Anastasiades from the UK

Grey Giants 28 September 201610:01 AM

No fixed destinations or timetables. All loads possible, up to 75 tonnes. The C-17 aircraft at the Heavy Air Wing flies on missions worldwide. Försvarets forum followed one of them.

The Swedish Air Force celebrates its 90th anniversary with record attendance 2 September 20163:23 PM

The hubbub from the last air display has just subsided with the Home Guard Band playing while the crowd streams out of the area. The Huvudflygdagarna 2016 air show has been a fantastic occasion,...

Together for a safer world 26 August 20168:51 AM

The exercise Bison Counter 2016 is coming to an end and these last couple of weeks has been intense. With nearly 1000 participants from 21 different countries it has been great opportunity to build...

A frightening scenario 25 August 201610:04 AM

Foreign militias siege Eastern Småland and Blekinge. The militias are supported by the regional power - Neland - with funding, equipment and some training. Nelands long-term goal is to make Sweden and...

A Military world record on the first day of competition 24 August 201610:06 AM

Despite rain, wind and a temperature of only just over 10 degrees, a new military world record has already been set on the first day of competition in the World Military Lifesaving Championship....

Knowledge Means The Power To Act 23 August 20164:17 PM

The threat of improvised explosive devices (IED) is a reality that every unit working in an area of conflict needs to address. Every soldier needs to be aware of how to act when faced with such a...

Mobile high technology in the fight against improvised bombs 20 August 201610:07 AM

The Exercise Bison Counter is underway and initial exercises and tests are carried out as well as exchange of knowledge. Among other things, JDEAL (Joint Deployable Exploitation and Analysis...

Getting prepared for action 17 August 20161:40 PM

Military vehicles have moved towards Skillingaryd in Småland for several days with representatives from units in Sweden, units in several countries in Europe as well as participants from the US. The...