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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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The Swedish Armed Forces

We defend Sweden and Swedish interests, our freedom and our right to live the way we choose.

Photo: Astrid Amtén Skage/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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Winter Sun 2024 continues with undiminished strength

Winter Sun 2024 continues with undiminished strength

28 February202410:51

Winter Sun encompasses about 2,000 participants from Revingehed in Skåne to Boden in the north. Throughout the week, the participating units have continued to develop their ability to operate in subarctic conditions to be as well-prepared as possible for the large-scale exercise Nordic Response, which commences at the beginning of March.

Fyra personer framför en Archer.

Partnership in support of Ukraine

16 February202411:32

Less than a year ago, the Swedish government presented a strategic partnership between Sweden and the United Kingdom in support of Ukraine. The partnership was further strengthened when the British Prime Minister later that year signed a new security deal with Sweden and Finland.

Dag 2 av CR 22 genomförs övningens första flygpass i ett soligt och vindstilla snötäckt landskap.

The Swedish Armed Forces participates in NATO exercise

24 January202411:35

During the spring, Sweden participate in NATO's major exercise, Steadfast Defender 24. It is the largest NATO exercise since the Cold War. All 31 NATO member countries are involved, totalling approximately 90,000 soldiers and sailors. The Swedish Armed Forces contributes with elements from the army, air force, navy, home guard, and joint defence units.

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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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