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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.

Photo: Bezav Mahmod/Swedish Armed Forces

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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Joint training efforts strengthen peacekeeping in Mali

Joint training efforts strengthen peacekeeping in Mali

22 March201912:59

Currently, a team of nine officers from Sweden and Finland is located in Timbuktu, Mali. The team is called “Nordic Defence Cooperation Mobile Training Team”, NORDEFCO MTT, and their mission is to train other nations’ forces that are part of the UN’s peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA. The training initiative is a pilot project and part of the Nordic Defence Cooperation.

Ready for winter warfare

Ready for winter warfare

19 March201910:50

The planning work has been going on for 18 months. Preparation, winter training, battalion exercises and transportation have been going on for over a month, and now the participating units are in place – the exercise can begin. – Finally, it’s under way, it will be really exciting to launch this exercise idea with two brigades practising their tactics against each other in a free play exercise without pre-determined engagements," says Lieutenant Colonel Johan Skiöld, the Exercise Planning Officer from the Land Warfare Centre.

CMR - A MUCH NEEDED CONCEPT

CMR - A MUCH NEEDED CONCEPT

19 November201814:04

At SWEDINT another Civil-Military Relations Course just ended. The CMR course aims to give participants knowledge and understanding of the need for civilian, military and police officers to develop terms for cooperation and coordination in Peace Support Operations led by the UN, the EU or NATO.

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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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