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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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Time to take stock of Trident Juncture 18

Time to take stock of Trident Juncture 18

9 November201809:26

Trident Juncture is now over, the vehicles have been unloaded, the emergency maintenance of equipment is completed and the Swedish personnel are on their way home to their units for some well-deserved rest. But how did the exercise go?

Stepping up to the mark

Stepping up to the mark

7 November201808:38

Now that the naval force has spent a week in joint build-up exercises according to a predetermined schedule, it is time to enter the next phase of the Trident Juncture exercise. A phase based on a fictitious scenario. NATO member Norway has been attacked and the military alliance comes to its aid. Sweden is also participating in accordance with the Declaration of Solidarity, and against this background, the Swedish corvettes are now taking the next step.

Swedish-Finnish cooperation in Norway

Swedish-Finnish cooperation in Norway

1 November201811:28

Enhanced defence cooperation has been in place since the summer of 2015 following a decision by the governments of Sweden and Finland. An important part of the cooperation is to conduct multinational exercises together, and a joint Swedish-Finnish army battalion is included in the Swedish brigade during the Trident Juncture exercise in Norway.

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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

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