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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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Ukrainabesök vid Swedec 2020

The Swedish Armed Forces´ support to Ukraine is growing

26 November202115:30

Since 2018, the Swedish Armed Forces has contributed with personnel to the Canadian-led training and exercise mission Operation Unifier. The Swedish contribution currently consists of four individuals. There are plans for it to be extended in the years to come.

GENAD

Exercise Guide

25 November202113:01

Military exercises represent the highest, most complex form of functional preparation for military operations. To apply a gender perspective in military exercises, we need to prepare military staff to detect when and how men, women, girls and boys are affected differently by a situation due to their gender.

New era for Swedish air defence

New era for Swedish air defence

19 November202117:47

The introduction of the new PATRIOT system on 18 November 2021 marks the beginning of a new era for Swedish air defence. The system, which goes by the name of Air defence system 103 (LvS103), is a decisive step towards enhancing Swedish air defence capability.

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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)

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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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