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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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A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 352d Special Operations Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, flies near Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Sept. 23, 2020. The 352d SOW deployed to Ukraine to conduct bilateral training with Ukrainian Special Operations Forces, enhancing the U.S.-Ukraine relationship. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

US units participate in Swedish exercise

29 October202009:20

In a few weeks, US soldiers, boats and aircraft will be taking part in a Swedish- led exercise along the Baltic Sea coast and in central Sweden. US units will be on site before the start of the exercise, to train and learn about the exercise environment and terrain.

Inskrivning i gymnastiksalen på Skaraborgs flygflottilj.

Growing number of women in military service

21 October202014:58

Since the reintroduction of compulsory military service three years ago, the number of women has increased by approximately one percentage point each year. This year, slightly more than 17 per cent of the conscripts are women.

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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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