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.

Cyprus veterans honoured on this year’s Veterans’ Day
Cyprus veterans honoured on this year’s Veterans’ Day 23 May 20224:33 PM

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,...

Samverkansofficer
Norwegian liaison officer arrived in Sweden 18 May 20223:38 PM

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....

Överbefälhavaren med mikrofoner framför sig.
Supreme Commander’s comment on NATO membership application: “An important and historic decision” 16 May 20228:50 PM

On Monday afternoon, the Swedish government decided that Sweden will apply for NATO membership. Supreme Commander Micael Bydén commented on the decision at the press conference held at the Swedish...

More focus on Swedish Finnish cooperation
More focus on Swedish - Finnish cooperation 6 May 20222:52 PM

The serious security situation in the Baltic Sea region and the ongoing process to further enhance Swedish - Finnish cooperation were some of the items on the agenda when Swedish Chief of Joint...

The Navy is reinforced by a corvette
The Navy is reinforced by a corvette 6 May 20222:29 PM

On 4 May, the Navy welcomed back corvette HMS Gävle. The corvette has been undergoing modernisation for a number of years, but has now been returned to the Swedish Armed Forces from the Swedish...

Fartyg
Several Nato ships visit Stockholm 29 April 20223:13 PM

Three naval ships of the Standing Nato Maritime Group visit Stockholm this weekend. During the week, they have also conducted exercises with the Swedish submarine HMS Uppland. The naval visit and...

Multinationalitet. En svensk JTAC stödjer franska specialförband och konventionella förband under en operation.
Task Force Takuba suspended – new challenges await the special forces 25 April 202210:49 AM

The Swedish troop contribution to the French-led special forces mission Task Force Takuba in Mali was recently suspended according to plan. Sweden contributed with a heliborne quick reaction force for...

Visby och Göteborgh
Release of a new documentary series about the dramatic history of the Swedish Navy 20 April 202211:00 AM

This year marks the 500-year anniversary of the Swedish Navy. On 21 April 2022, the first episode of the documentary series ”500 years of the Navy – Half a Millennium of People, Sea and Conflicts”...

Redo för jägarinsats i Nordnorge. Personal, materiel och snöskotrar landade in under helgen och bataljonen har sedan gjort sig redo för fast och rörlig spaning på djupet samt bekämpning av prioriterade mål bakom fiendens linjer.
Large-scale exercise in the subarctic environment 29 March 202211:44 AM

The ongoing winter exercise in northern Norway, Cold Response, involves 35 000 participants from 28 countries – on land, at sea and in the air. The Swedish Armed Forces participates with units from...

Deltagare i Viking 18
Viking 22 – the world’s largest international computer aided staff exercise 28 March 20221:33 PM

More than 50 nations and 70 civilian organisations are trained in military and civilian cooperation in the computer aided multinational staff exercise Viking 22, which starts on 28 March in the...