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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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NEW CO at SWEDINT

NEW CO at SWEDINT

12 October201813:59

On Monday, Colonel Ronnie Nilsson, formally took charge of SWEDINT at a Handover/Takeover ceremony at the centre at the Lifeguards Regiment. The new commanding officer spoke of the challenges that the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre faces in an increasingly complex world, where new demands are put on peacekeepers.

Swedish marines and U.S marines solve a joint operation

Swedish marines and U.S marines solve a joint operation

31 August201811:33

Swedish marines and American marines are currently practicing to find common approaches in order to fight in the Swedish archipelago. The exercise Archipelago endeavour 2018 is a part of the letter of intent that was signed between Sweden and the United States at a political level in 2016.

Intensive summer period for the Swedish Armed Forces

Intensive summer period for the Swedish Armed Forces

28 August201811:31

More than 90 deployments all over the country, an estimated 220,000 working hours, more than 270 hours of helicopter flying – the Swedish Armed Forces have provided all of these to society throughout the summer in accordance with the Swedish Civil Protection Act.

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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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