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During Aurora 17, the armed services and the Home Guard have completed training to meet the common objective of defending Sweden. The Armed Forces have also exercised with international partners and...
During the Armed Forces exercise Aurora 17, the Hagshult air base is playing a key role, and providing the basis for a further boost to Swedish-Finnish defence cooperation.
– This sort of comprehensive exercise, involving us from the civilian world and the Armed Forces, is something we should do more often. I have already learned some very useful lessons, even though the...
"You follow the target with the thumb stick and fire the missile by taking off the safety and pressing the button with the lever to your right", Missile operator, Daniel Hansson, shows Major...
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...
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...
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.
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...
From the 11-29 September the Armed Forces will conduct exercise Aurora 17, throughout which a number of media events will take place.
As a part of the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) plan to replace and upgrade the range of handheld sensors used by SAF EOD, as well as keeping up-to-date on the current market, comparison tests of handheld...
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