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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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SWEDINT Seminar

SWEDINT Seminar

10 July201816:08

In order to discuss topics relevant to contemporary peacekeeping operations, the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre, SWEDINT, arranged a seminar 18-19 June with focus on Pre-deployment and in-mission training to achieve greater effectiveness and its implications for training institutes.

Gender Key Leader Seminar

Gender Key Leader Seminar

18 June201816:07

During two days, 18-19 June, NCGM is holding the recurring Gender Key Leader Seminar (KLS). The KLS focuses on how to implement gender perspectives in military operations and how this will contribute to the achievement of the overall political, military strategic and operational objectives. The seminar is directed towards Flag Officers (OF 6-9), Key Leaders (senior leaders or senior NCOs), Ambassadors or senior Civilian Representatives, and the venue is Swedish Defence College.

Major support for Veterans’ Day

Major support for Veterans’ Day

4 June201809:29

Veterans’ Day on 29 May has been declared a general flag day as of 2018, and this year the day began at 8am with the raising of the flags at the Maritime Museum on the island of Djurgården in Stockholm.

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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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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)

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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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