News archive

The news published here are mainly from the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre – SWEDINT. For a complete list of news, please visit the Swedish version of the website.

Malin Persson, chef för Skaraborgs flygflottilj (F 7), tar emot sina amerikanska gäster.
US Special Forces in joint exercise in Sweden 11 November 20201:06 PM

US units and aircraft are currently based on the Skaraborg Air Wing within the framework of Swedish Host Nation Support. The US units are part of a Swedish-led exercise held along the Baltic Sea coast...

Ukrainsk delegation vid Swedec 2020
Swedec supports establishment of Ukrainian demining centre 4 November 20209:45 AM

There is a longstanding and well-established bilateral partnership between Sweden and Ukraine. The Swedish government has commissioned the Swedish Armed Forces to continue implementing defence-related...

Rekryter vid P7
Maternity uniform soon here 3 November 20209:32 AM

The gender equal materiel supply project is beginning to take shape in terms of action plans and concrete measures.

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 October 20209:20 AM

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...

Inskrivning i gymnastiksalen på Skaraborgs flygflottilj.
Growing number of women in military service 21 October 20202:58 PM

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...

En luftvärnsstridsgrupp med robotsystem 97 och 98.

I oktober 2020 genomförde Försvarsmakten en oanmäld beredskapskontroll. Korvett från Fjärde sjöstridsflottiljen har fällt sjöminor som personal ur Marinbasen klargjort. Minorna fälldes i Stockholms södra skärgård för att skydda ett kustavsnitt. Detta skedde samtidigt som en luftvärnsstridsgrupp ur Luftvärnsregementet, Lv6, stått för områdesskydd med såväl luftvärnsrobotsystem 97 som det alldeles nya robotsystem 98. På marken har hemvärnsförband och regionala beredskapsstyrkor ur mellersta militärregionen stått för skydd från marken.
Readiness check of naval mine laying under air defence 19 October 20201:57 PM

Last week, the Swedish Armed Forces’ Chief of Joint Operations gave orders for an unannounced operational readiness check of units from all service branches including Home Guard units.

Båtar från USA anländer till F 17 i Ronneby.
The US train navigation in Karlskrona archipelago 14 October 202012:51 PM

In the next few weeks, US defence personnel and boats will participate in a Swedish exercise in the Karlskrona archipelago. The aim is to train/practise archipelago navigation together. The Swedish...

Dennis Gyllensporre i samtal med soldater och officerare ur Mali 12:s skyttekompani.
Sweden takes the lead for a new tactic in Mali 30 September 20204:07 PM

Recently, Mali has seen an increase of criminal activities due to organised crime and violence-inciting Islamist groups. Assisted by new and more mobile tactics, the UN mission Minusma will now...

Finland deltog med flera soldater och officerare under försvarsövningen Aurora 2017.
Sweden is granted extended rights to offer and receive military support from Finland 10 September 202012:45 PM

On 8 September 2020, the Swedish Parliament granted the Government extended rights to decide on offering and receiving operational, military support within the scope of the defence cooperation between...

Operatörer från Särskilda operationsgruppen (SOG) under helikoptertransport på Gotland där de övar nationellt försvar. Specialförband.
Swedish Special Forces to Mali 7 September 20201:33 PM

Swedish Special Forces participates in the international task force Takuba in Mali.