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Northern Wind 2019 is over, after almost two weeks of intensive exercise activity in a large exercise area in eastern Norrbotten.
– I had hopes that this would be a good exercise, but the outcome is...
At 00.55 a.m. on 25 March, a serious accident occurred during exercise Northern Wind in eastern Norrbotten in northern Sweden. One person has been confirmed dead after having been hit by a combat...
At the highest levels of command, the Swedish and Finnish armed forces know each other well. At the same time, the links are also growing stronger at soldier level. Northern Wind 2019 is another step...
Currently, a team of nine officers from Sweden and Finland is located in Timbuktu, Mali. The team is called “Nordic Defence Cooperation Mobile Training Team”, NORDEFCO MTT, and their mission is to...
The planning work has been going on for 18 months. Preparation, winter training, battalion exercises and transportation have been going on for over a month, and now the participating units are in...
At SWEDINT another Civil-Military Relations Course just ended. The CMR course aims to give participants knowledge and understanding of the need for civilian, military and police officers to develop...
Trident Juncture is now over, the vehicles have been unloaded, the emergency maintenance of equipment is completed and the Swedish personnel are on their way home to their units for some well-deserved...
Now that the naval force has spent a week in joint build-up exercises according to a predetermined schedule, it is time to enter the next phase of the Trident Juncture exercise. A phase based on a...
Enhanced defence cooperation has been in place since the summer of 2015 following a decision by the governments of Sweden and Finland. An important part of the cooperation is to conduct multinational...
Trident Juncture 2018, the biggest NATO exercise in several decades, is taking place in northern Norway, Sweden and Finland. Three American flying units are based at F 21 in Luleå, and the base is...
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