Read the latest news
Where are we and what do we do now? What are the Armed Forces' tasks from parliament and government and how we work to resolve them? Here are facts about the government's finances, procurement and vehicles.
Aircraft mechanics, soldier, cook or naval officer? Reach your goal through military training, or search any of our hundreds of civilian jobs. (In Swedish)
From the individual soldier to the government's senior representatives, read personal reflections about life in the Swedish Armed Forces in any of our blogs. (In Swedish)
The Swedish Armed Forces wants to ensure that everyone can understand the content on our websites. Therefore, we put a lot of energy to write texts that are easy to read, and to use code and technology to make it easier for our visitors. If you still need some additional support, we have gathered some tools that we hope can help.
With our reading tool you can have pages read aloud through your speakers, from the top to the end, or selected parts. You choose.
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.
The Swedish Police have requested support in order to maintain the government’s entry ban and control the border towards Norway. Primarily eight locations in the regions of Värmland and Dalarna are...
The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) and Saab Kockums have signed agreements on the construction of the next generation surface warships for the Swedish navy. The contracts mark the...
On 14 January 1521, sixteen men from the county of Dalarna were selected to guard the life of the future king, Gustav Eriksson Vasa. They followed him during the liberation struggle against the Danes,...
Task Force Takuba is a multinational special forces task force that is a part of the on-going French-led Operation Barkhane. The Swedish troop contribution to Task Force Takuba is a helicopter-borne...
On Tuesday morning, Supreme Commander Micael Bydén gave a talk at the Folk and Försvar (Society and Defence) digital conference, taking stock of the previous defence resolution period as well as...
By 2030, the Swedish Armed Forces will expand and add several new war units, which must be staffed and equipped. The Swedish Armed Forces’ personnel reserve comprises of many thousand conscript...
Recently, HMS Uppland was transferred from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration to the Swedish Armed Forces, following comprehensive modernisation at the Saab Kockum shipyard. The modernisation...
The Total Defence Bill approved on 15 December entails a significant and necessary change of directions for the Swedish total defence. The reinforcement of the total defence that has already been...
Assigned by the government, the Swedish Armed Forces and the National Electrical Safety Board have launched a study of what type of electrical facilities may cause electromagnetic interference, and to...
Already in 2017, several successful test flights were conducted with aircraft JAS 39 Gripen with a mixture of fossil-free fuel. Continued tests show unchanged performance with the biofuel, as compared...
About the website
Feedback on website
+46 (0)8 788 75 00
Swedish Armed Forces
Do you want to contact us or keep yourself updated? Follow us on social media.
We appreciate your feedback on our website. Please leave your comments in the form below.
Thank you for your feedback!
Message could not be sent, please try again later or send your message to email@example.com.
Via RSS-flöden kan du som önskar enkelt ta del av nyheter från Försvarsmakten.
RSS-flöden kan läsas på olika sätt. Antingen via en programvara, en så kallad RSS-läsare, eller via en webbaserad RSS-tjänst.