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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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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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Cyprus veterans honoured on this year’s Veterans’ Day

Cyprus veterans honoured on this year’s Veterans’ Day

23 May202216:33

Sunday 29 May is Veterans’ Day. Following two years of restrictions and digital meetings due to the pandemic, this year will see large-scale celebrations at the Maritime museum in Stockholm. Moreover, the events will be broadcast on Youtube and celebrated on various locations in the country.

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Norwegian liaison officer arrived in Sweden

18 May202215:38

The Swedish NATO membership application was formally signed on Tuesday. Later on, the first liaison officer from a NATO member state arrived at the Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters in Stockholm. ”Norway will support Sweden during the accession process”, says Lieutenant-Colonel Asle Strand from the Norwegian defence.

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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)

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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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