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On Wednesday night, a Swedish patrol, part of the multinational Special Forces’ operation Task Force Takuba, hit a roadside bomb in eastern Mali. Three Swedish soldiers suffered minor injuries.
On Monday 19 April, the military service congress for 2021 was held. The congress is the highest decision-making body of the conscription authority and has representatives from military units from all...
On 1 April, the government decided to extend the mandate of Supreme Commander General Micael Bydén until September 2024.
The percentage of the general public who are confident or very confident in the Swedish Armed Forces has increased from 36 per cent in 2016 to 63 per cent in 2021. This is evident from the yearly poll...
Air defence missile system 23 has now regained its former strength. It was put in the materiel reserve a few years ago, but now it is back on the island.
Supreme Commander Micael Bydén has been named Leader of the Year, by Chef magazine. The prize is awarded every year, with the purpose of promoting good examples among Swedish leaders and spreading...
Recent years have seen an increase of the number of reported breaches of access bans. In 2020, several court procedures were carried out against individuals that had breached the access ban to...
The current antagonistic threat situation that Sweden is facing is political, economic and military, all at once – not “either or”. Thus, the threat situation is now broader and more complex. The...
Sweden has invited the US to a joint Swedish-led exercise. On Monday afternoon, an additional joint exercise was held with US bombers in Swedish airspace.
If Sweden enters a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Swedish Armed Forces will stand prepared to support the health care services with medical supplies. The Armed Forces Centre for Defence...
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