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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: 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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International collaboration reinforces the military search ability

International collaboration reinforces the military search ability

16 October201914:43

From 16 th of September to 11 th of October an Advanced Search Advisor Course were facilitated by Göta Engineer Regiment. The course is a part of a project that European Defence Agency (EDA)started and is a collaboration between several countries to increase the ability of military searchadvisors.

Finding a Swedish submarine is close to mission impossible

Finding a Swedish submarine is close to mission impossible

17 June201913:22

Somewhere beneath the surface of the Baltic Sea, a submarine moves slowly through the water. The sonar operators report to the officer in charge what ships are moving on the surface. Hunting a Swedish submarine in the Baltic Sea is one of the most difficult things an opponent can do. Submarine hunting is one of many exercise tasks during the Baltops exercise.

The Arctic Challenge Exercise 2019 is underway

The Arctic Challenge Exercise 2019 is underway

28 May201915:01

For over a week now, foreign units have been in place in Lulea, Orland, Bodo, Rovaniemi, Jokkmokk, Hakkas and Gallivare to carry out the final preparations for the start of the exercise.

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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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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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