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On 14 January 1521, sixteen men from the county of Dalarna were selected to guard the life of the future king, Gustav Eriksson Vasa. They followed him during the liberation struggle against the Danes,...
Task Force Takuba is a multinational special forces task force that is a part of the on-going French-led Operation Barkhane. The Swedish troop contribution to Task Force Takuba is a helicopter-borne...
On Tuesday morning, Supreme Commander Micael Bydén gave a talk at the Folk and Försvar (Society and Defence) digital conference, taking stock of the previous defence resolution period as well as...
By 2030, the Swedish Armed Forces will expand and add several new war units, which must be staffed and equipped. The Swedish Armed Forces’ personnel reserve comprises of many thousand conscript...
Recently, HMS Uppland was transferred from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration to the Swedish Armed Forces, following comprehensive modernisation at the Saab Kockum shipyard. The modernisation...
The Total Defence Bill approved on 15 December entails a significant and necessary change of directions for the Swedish total defence. The reinforcement of the total defence that has already been...
Assigned by the government, the Swedish Armed Forces and the National Electrical Safety Board have launched a study of what type of electrical facilities may cause electromagnetic interference, and to...
Already in 2017, several successful test flights were conducted with aircraft JAS 39 Gripen with a mixture of fossil-free fuel. Continued tests show unchanged performance with the biofuel, as compared...
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...
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...
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