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A misplaced USB memory stick found on a public computer was handed over to the Swedish Armed Forces. The stick contains two classified documents. The Swedish Armed Forces, taking the incident very...
Army chaplain, prison chaplain and former military police. Armed with a gun, an automatic rifle, and a bible, Andrew Holm is prepared to embark on his fifth foreign mission. Holm is an unusual priest,...
Psyops, psychological operations, is a relatively new activity for the Swedish Armed Forces. With Sweden’s expanded commitments in international contexts, however, it has now become a self-evident...
Adaptation to what is called asymmetric warfare in which it must be possible to meet unconventional and unexpected threats in a variety of unforeseen situations not only requires a change in thinking...
For a couple of years now we’ve been mustering our forces for the Nordic Battlegroup.
About three years ago, Sweden was given the assignment of establishing a completely new unit for international deployment. Since then, the Nordic Battlegroup has grown into something much more than...
Imagine a Finland ferry just before it sails from the dock in Stockholm. That’s just about what it looks like when one of the world’s largest air freighters is loaded with armoured vehicles and...
The criticism has been hard at times: “We aren’t prepared and we’ll be sending soldiers home in body bags”. The head of personnel, Per-Erik Laksjö, responds: “War is highly dangerous. I can’t imagine...
Nordic Resolution is the first exercise in which all units in a battle group in the EU’s battle group concept have exercised together. Nearly 2800 soldiers from five countries will together become the...
A soldier has stepped on a mine. Another has been wounded by gunfire, and a third has been in an automobile accident. Ensuring that all three can be treated quickly, undergo treatment at the same time...
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