Together with 1st Marine Regiment, Älvsborg Marine Regiment is a part of the navy whose area of operations includes littoral areas, estuaries, archipelago, inlets, waterways and harbours.

The units have the capability to operate on and under the water surface, on land and in the air, a unique capability and important link between the army and naval forces.

Älvsborg Marine Regiment is located in Gothenburg and was inaugurated on 1 October 2021.