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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.

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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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Tougher penalties for mapping protection-worthy assets

Tougher penalties for mapping protection-worthy assets

26 February202113:21

Recent years have seen an increase of the number of reported breaches of access bans. In 2020, several court procedures were carried out against individuals that had breached the access ban to facilities of protective security interest, as well as against individuals that had engaged in mapping a large number of defence facilities. Several court procedures are on-going, and more are expected in 2021.

FILE PHOTO: A Russian flag is seen on the laptop screen in front of a computer screen on which cyber code is displayed, in this illustration picture taken March 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration/File Photo  X02307

Sweden is facing complex threat situation

26 February202108:44

The current antagonistic threat situation that Sweden is facing is political, economic and military, all at once – not “either or”. Thus, the threat situation is now broader and more complex. The situation is described in the recently published Military Intelligence and Security Service's annual report for 2020.

20210222 Samövning med USA. Svenska Jas 39 Gripen eskorterar amerikanska B-1B Lancer i svenskt luftrum.

Joint exercise with US bombers

22 February202118:15

Sweden has invited the US to a joint Swedish-led exercise. On Monday afternoon, an additional joint exercise was held with US bombers in Swedish airspace.

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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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