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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...
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...
Swedish Special Forces participates in the international task force Takuba in Mali.
The Swedish Armed Forces has initiated a high readiness action in the south-eastern and southern Baltic Sea, due to the current, extensive military activity in the Baltic Sea region.
The Supreme Commander has appointed Lena Persson Herlitz as the new head of the Policy and Plans Department. In connection with assuming her new position on 10 September she is promoted to Major...
In the light of the changes in the surrounding world, the Armed Forces is operating in an increasingly complex security policy situation. Civil as well as military presence in the Baltic Sea is...
With more developed military capability and a reinforced mandate from the UN Security Council, Minusma will act more forcefully in the difficult situation in Mali.
Many of us are now enjoying the warm weather and have perhaps already started our summer vacation. The crews on the navy ships and the personnel in the maritime surveillance centres, however, continue...
During the ongoing pandemic, the Armed Forces has been assisting the community, while at the same time performing its regular duties, conducting readiness checks, exercising on its own and together...
It was on this day, 29 May 1940, that the Swedish Parliament passed the bill to establish the Home Guard. And so today, the Home Guard celebrates 80 years of service.
“The Home Guard is a major and...
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