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.

Almedalen på Gotland
Focus on Ukraine crisis during Almedalen Week 5 July 20224:17 PM

The military-strategic situation, the expansion of the Swedish defence and Russian warfare capability are some of the questions that will be discussed by the Swedish Armed Forces during the week in...

Kroppsskydd
The Swedish Armed Forces orders body armour adapted for women 28 June 202211:10 AM

In the future, it will be easier for women in the Swedish Armed Forces to fulfl their combat tasks. The first body armour adapted for women will soon be delivered.

Stoppskylt in på skjutfält.
Private individuals risk their lives in military firing ranges 14 June 202212:29 PM

The number of private individuals entering military firing ranges is a growing problem for the Swedish Armed Forces. It is not only prohibited to enter these areas according to the Installations...

Vy över Gamla Stan från vattnet
More than 40 warships visit Stockholm 31 May 20221:50 PM

On 2 to 5 June, more than 40 warships will moor in Stockholm for a Pre Sail Conference.

Chefen för Amf 4, Fredrik Herlitz berättar för generalerna Engelbrektson och Kolasheski om betydelsen av Göteborgs hamn.
US General visited Gothenburg 30 May 20222:21 PM

Intense and very rewarding. This is how Army Commander Karl Engelbrektson sums up the visit from his American colleague Lieutenant General John Kolasheski from the US Army V Corps. ”This is a clear...

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....

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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...