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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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värnpliktskongress 2019

Recruits make themselves heard at the National Congress of Conscripts

19 April202114:39

On Monday 19 April, the military service congress for 2021 will be held. The congress is the highest decision-making body of the conscription authority and has representatives from military units from all over the country. This year, it will be possible to watch parts of the congress on Youtube.

Ett sjukhuskompani från Försvarsmedicincentrum i Göteborg har byggt ett fältsjukhus och tar emot skadade.

Swedish Armed Forces highly ranked among the public

29 March202115:02

The percentage of the general public who are confident or very confident in the Swedish Armed Forces has increased from 36 per cent in 2016 to 63 per cent in 2021. This is evident from the yearly poll of public confidence in government agencies, political parties, media and corporations.

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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)

To our blogs

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