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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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VIKING 18 UNDERWAY

VIKING 18 UNDERWAY

20 April201816:13

At SWEDINT, the location for Site Kungsängen, the exercise Viking 18 is going full steam ahead. The aim of the exercise is to train and educate participants – civilian, military and police - to meet the challenges of current and future multidimensional crisis response and peace operations. This includes planning and conducting a UN mandated Chapter VII peace operation in an unstable environment, based on a comprehensive approach and focusing on co-operation and co-ordination between all relevant actors.

"Welcome to Viking 18"

"Welcome to Viking 18"

17 April201818:44

All participants are checked in and ready to take on exercise Viking 18. At nine sites in six countries around 2500 people will work together and do their utmost to handle an international crisis. Training is the main focus and the exercise environment is unique.

THE GENDARMERIE AT THE MTPC

THE GENDARMERIE AT THE MTPC

12 February201809:45

Captain Melina Clerc just finished two intensive weeks at the Multinational Tactical Planning Course (MTPC) at SWEDINT. Capt Clerc took part of the course in preparation for a planning process at her workplace, the headquarters of European Gendarmerie Force (EUROGENDFOR) in Vicenza, Italy.

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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.

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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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