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.

In a tight spot in the North Atlantic
In a tight spot in the North Atlantic 29 October 20182:57 PM

The crews of the two Swedish corvettes, HMS Karlstad and HMS Nyköping, ended up in a tight spot in the cold North Atlantic when the Trident Juncture 18 exercise began.

Jas 39 Unit – The Air Force’s contribution to Trident Juncture 18
Jas 39 Unit – The Air Force’s contribution to Trident Juncture 18 27 October 20188:33 AM

The Trident Juncture 18 exercise has begun. For Sweden’s part, qualified units from all of the combat forces of the Swedish Armed Forces are participating, and the contribution from the Air Force is a...

The massive exercise is underway
The massive exercise is underway 25 October 20183:41 PM

It starts in earnest today in Norway. Trident Juncture 18 is one of NATO’s biggest exercises and Sweden is participating with around 2,200 personnel. A total of more than 50,000 are taking part from...

NEW CO at SWEDINT
NEW CO at SWEDINT 12 October 20181:59 PM

On Monday, Colonel Ronnie Nilsson, formally took charge of SWEDINT at a Handover/Takeover ceremony at the centre at the Lifeguards Regiment. The new commanding officer spoke of the challenges that the...

Swedish marines and U.S marines solve a joint operation
Swedish marines and U.S marines solve a joint operation 31 August 201811:33 AM

Swedish marines and American marines are currently practicing to find common approaches in order to fight in the Swedish archipelago. The exercise Archipelago endeavour 2018 is a part of the letter of...

Intensive summer period for the Swedish Armed Forces
Intensive summer period for the Swedish Armed Forces 28 August 201811:31 AM

More than 90 deployments all over the country, an estimated 220,000 working hours, more than 270 hours of helicopter flying – the Swedish Armed Forces have provided all of these to society throughout...

SWEDINT Seminar
SWEDINT Seminar 10 July 20184:08 PM

In order to discuss topics relevant to contemporary peacekeeping operations, the Swedish Armed Forces International Centre, SWEDINT, arranged a seminar 18-19 June with focus on Pre-deployment and...

Gender Key Leader Seminar
Gender Key Leader Seminar 18 June 20184:07 PM

During two days, 18-19 June, NCGM is holding the recurring Gender Key Leader Seminar (KLS). The KLS focuses on how to implement gender perspectives in military operations and how this will contribute...

Major support for Veterans’ Day
Major support for Veterans’ Day 4 June 20189:29 AM

Veterans’ Day on 29 May has been declared a general flag day as of 2018, and this year the day began at 8am with the raising of the flags at the Maritime Museum on the island of Djurgården in...

Emotional ceremony at the celebration of the establishment of the Gotland Regiment
Emotional ceremony at the celebration of the establishment of the Gotland Regiment 25 May 20188:50 AM

In front of an audience about 1000-strong that included His Majesty the King, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence and the Commander in Chief, the Gotland Regiment took back the flag that was...