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 www.mil.se - Swedish Armed Forces - The organisation of the Swedish Armed Forces
The central leadership of the Swedish Armed Forces is located at the Armed Forces Headquarters in Stockholm.
The Swedish Armed Forces is a public body governed by the Swedish Parliament and the Swedish Government and is headed by the Supreme Commander.
The Swedish Armed Forces Logistics Unit, FMLOG, is responsible for the provision of maintenance and support for training units, schools and centres as well as for operational units deployed.
www.mil.se /article.php?lang=E&id=7302   (278 words)

  Mobile/Cellular Technology - Swedish Armed Forces Radio/Voice/Data Network - Marconi PLC
The KV90 communication system was been deployed by the Swedish Armed Forces after the successful completion of evaluation and trials in Sweden.
It was part of SWERAP, the Swedish Rapid Reaction Unit, which combined commercial and military systems for a shorter reaction time and a higher state of readiness.
The Swedish forces saw benefits in designing one strategic HF communications system for both the Army and Navy.
www.mobilecomms-technology.com /projects/swedish   (803 words)

Active armed forces in 2002 totaled 33,900 with reservists numbering 262,000.
The air force of 7,700 personnel operates 203 combat aircraft.
There is a civil defense service, and all persons between the ages of 16 and 25 can be called to serve in it.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Europe/Sweden-ARMED-FORCES.html   (195 words)

  Swedish Armed Forces
The Swedish Armed Forces, or Försvarsmakten, is a Government Agency responsible for the peacetime operation of the armed forces of Sweden.
The head of armed forces is the Commander-in-Chief of the Swedish Armed Forces (Överbefälhavaren, ÖB), the most senior officer in the country.
Swedish military ranks, essentially corresponds to those used by the armed forces of the English speaking world.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/s/sw/swedish_armed_forces.html   (707 words)

 The Militant - March 8, 2004 -- Swedish rulers debate military policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Swedish government is thus not included in Washington’s “coalition of the willing”—those governments who joined the invading forces or have reinforced the Anglo-American occupation.
Although armed forces personnel have been cut by 70 percent in the last decade, the military budget is almost the same as in 1990.
The Swedish armed forces are presently participating in several UN missions or interventions by the Organization for Safety and Security in Europe, some of them led by NATO.
www.themilitant.com /2004/6809/680910.html   (1516 words)

 SWEROLE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The use of armed force’s personnel in support of the civil authorities in peacetime is totally restricted to non-violent tasks, such as emergency relief, emergency engineering etc. The Swedish constitution actually forbids the deployment of armed force’s personnel against Swedish civilians.
The Swedish forces are committed to form and deploy peacekeeping and peace-enforcement forces if and when the government decides to respond to UN, PFP and EU mandates.
The lack of standing forces and reliance on conscription and compulsory military training makes any use of armed forces in peacetime uncertain, since there would always be the question of availability (whether there are any forces sufficiently trained at the moment).
www.eng.umu.se /htp/example1/Swerole.htm   (277 words)

 Army Technology - Information on the RBS 70 Short Range Anti-Aircraft Missile
The RBS 70 short-range anti-aircraft missile is operational with the Swedish armed forces and has also been exported to 13 countries worldwide, including Australia, Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Norway, Pakistan, Singapore and Tunisia.
The missile is armed with a 1.1kg fragmented warhead fitted with a Saab Bofors laser proximity fuse and an impact fuse.
"The RSB 70 anti-aircraft missile is armed with a 1.1kg fragmented warhead."
www.army-technology.com /projects/rbs70/index.html   (1181 words)

 Swedish armed forces choose Ibas to delete sensitive data
This agreement has been negotiated in collaboration with Swedish dealer Atea, and is worth SEK 2.2 million to Ibas during the contract period.
The Swedish armed forces have previously required that all outdated storage media should be physically destroyed.
Atea is the largest Ibas dealer in Sweden, and the armed forces contract has been negotiated within its frame agreement with the Swedish Agency for Public Management.
www.experteraser.com /eraser-news/articles/2005-04-13   (463 words)

 Commander-in-Chief of the Swedish Armed Forces
The Commander-in-Chief of the Swedish Armed Forces (Swedish Överbefälhavaren, ÖB) is the highest military officer in Sweden and the supreme commander of the Swedish Armed Forces in both peace-time and war-time.
The Commander-in-Chief is normally the only active officer to hold the highest rank of the services (being a four-star General or Admiral).
In earlier times, the King commanded the forces himself (not seldom on location during war campaigns).
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/c/co/commander_in_chief_of_the_swedish_armed_forces.html   (284 words)

 Military Education--The development of distance education in the Swedish armed forces
The Swedish War College was early entrusted with the overall responsibility for developing distance education for the whole of the defence forces.
Influencing attitudes is thus a key issue for the interest in and volume of distance education wit in the armed forces.
The regulations are of peremptory force and lay down, among other things, that costs for teachers' and students' travel and expenses in connection with training will have been reduced by 10 per cent by July 1997.
www1.worldbank.org /disted/Policy/Program/mil-02.html   (2877 words)

 Eudem - Organisation
Swedish Armed Forces Dog Instruction Center is a part of The Armed Forces that are under advanced progress.
Swedish Armed Forces Dog Instruction Center is responsible for eveything that concerns different kind of working dogs in The Armed Forces.
Swedish Armed Forces Dog Instruction Center educate officers from all branches of The Armed Forces in all kind of working dogs matters.
www.eudem.vub.ac.be /organisations/organisation.asp?org_id=21   (468 words)

 Incidence of cancer among Swedish military and civil personnel involved in UN missions in the Balkans 1989-99 -- ...
Incidence of cancer among Swedish military and civil personnel involved in UN missions in the Balkans 1989-99 -- Gustavsson et al.
Incidence of cancer among Swedish military and civil personnel involved in UN missions in the Balkans 1989–99
the incidence in the Swedish population is rising.
oem.bmj.com /cgi/content/full/61/2/171   (1521 words)

 Global Defence Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Swedish Armed Forces have carried out a competitive procurement process with regard to operation of reserve materiel warehouses.
According to this decision, the Swedish Armed Forces intend to place the order with AerotechTelub, provided that no one requests an appeal against the decision.
The second stage of the contract will encompass further development of the Garrison warehouses as part of a logistical concept for supplying Swedish Armed Forces workshops and units, for instance.
www.global-defence.com /2006/Utilities/news.php?cmd=View&id=474   (248 words)

 Army Technology - Swedish Armed Forces Choose Red Hat and Open Source   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Red Hat the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the Swedish Armed Forces have made the decision to migrate their servers from Windows NT to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Following the deal, the Swedish Armed Forces will start replacing Windows NT with Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the core IT infrastructure.
The fact that the Swedish Armed Forces commit to Red Hat Enterprise Linux shows once again that it is a secure platform with high demands on availability and flexibility.
www.army-technology.com /news/news772.html   (430 words)

 People's Daily Online -- Swedish soldiers attacked in northern Afghanistan
A group of Swedish soldiers was attacked on Tuesday in northern Afghanistan by locals armed with handguns, mines and handheld rocket-launchers, Swedish news agency TT reported.
The Swedish troops returned fire and no Swedes were reported injured, according to a statement from the Swedish Armed Forces.
The Swedish Armed Forces said that it is still unclear if any Afghans were wounded or killed as the Swedes fired back.
english.people.com.cn /200609/13/eng20060913_302244.html   (224 words)

 SpecWarNet -Swedish Forces Overview
With in its armed forces, known as the Forsvarsmkte, certain units tend to stand out.
Coastal Rangers are trained in conducting LRRP missions along the Swedish coastline, executing amphibious raids, countering enemy naval SOF units, and acting as shock troops during amphibious assaults.
Flybasjagarna-(Swedish Air Force Rangers / SAFRs): A relatively new unit tasked with protecting Swedish Air Force units, and installations from attack by SOF units.
www.specwarnet.net /europe/swed_overview.htm   (795 words)

 Newsvine - Swedish army warns of growing Russian threat
The Swedish Armed Forces are calling for more military resources inside the country following a revision of its stance on Russia.
Colonel Stefan Gustafsson, head of the Armed Forces' strategic analysis unit, agrees that the situation in Russia has changed.
The Swedish Armed forces have previously prioritised international engagements.
simon-says.newsvine.com /_news/2007/02/14/567858-swedish-army-warns-of-growing-russian-threat   (290 words)

 Swedish Defence Materiel Administration - Gotland class submarines handed over to the Swedish Armed Forces
The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has handed over the three Gotland class submarines "HMS Gotland", "HMS Uppland" and "HMS Halland" to the Swedish Armed Forces.
Compared with other submarines the Gotland class is a relatively small submarine, containing long endurance and advanced technology and it is probably the most silent of today's conventional submarines.
Shortly - the Swedish Armed Forces today have three of the most modern conventional submarines in the world.
www.fmv.se /WmTemplates/page.aspx?id=736   (242 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Swedish long term defence planning usually uses two perspectives: less detail in a 20-year horizon (“idea phase”) and a more detailed 10-year horizon (“planning target phase”).
EBV also calculates the economical effect of the infrastructure and personnel needed in the Swedish Armed Forces to produce the units, including army, navy and airforce establishments and bases, military schools, development centres, service support and central and regional commands.
Given today’s Force Structure, it allows the user to define his desired end-state of the Force Structure and assess if it is possible to reach it at a given level of appropriation (or conversely, to calculate what level of appropriation is needed over the period).
www.dcmt.cranfield.ac.uk /ismor/ISMOR/2004/henriksson.doc   (1306 words)

 Ottawa Business Journal - Home Page
Many of the aircraft in the Swedish military are highly customized, creating different maintenance and material demands for aircraft that are ostensibly the same.
Administration for the use of Maintenix in the Swedish Armed Forces," said Doug Brouse, CEO of Mxi Technologies.
The software will be used to manage maintenance for the entire Swedish air force, and in support of foreign sales of the Swedish-built Gripen fighter.
www.ottawabusinessjournal.com /299785080830752.php   (307 words)

 Pointsec Signs Contract With Swedish Armed Forces
Swedish Defense Materiel Administration selects Pointsec for PC to protect information assets for 5,000 users...
FMV has managed the procurement for a data protection solution on behalf of the Swedish Armed Forces, which has recognized an increasing use of laptop PCs throughout its organisation.
The initiative for data protection has been called upon by the requirement for laptop users to work outside protected environments, while traveling and from home, paired with the concern for losing sensitive and classified information if a laptop is lost or stolen.
www.itbsecurity.com /pr/5510   (386 words)

 Netlight - Portfolio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Swedish Armed Forces requested a software to support the evaluation process of units participating in exercises led by the Army Combat School.
Evaluation is done "in the field" on a daily basis, so flexibility, simplicity and usability were key aspects of the requirements.
The Army Combat School of the Swedish Armed Forces educates individuals and units in ground battle with suitable competence and quality for the tasks required of the Swedish Armed Forces.
www.netlight.se /Portfolio/Forsvarsmakten/forsvarsmakten.htm   (301 words)

 Swedish Armed Forces Halmstad -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
That aim can be achieved through close co-operation within the garrison, with the Armed Forces as a whole, and with civilian institutions outside the Armed Forces.
Units of the Swedish Armed Forces comprising the Halmstad garrison:
Swedish Armed Forces Logistics - located in all three areas.
www.halmstad.mil.se /?lang=E   (152 words)

 Swedish Armed Forces Pick Red Hat :: WRAL.com
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Swedish Armed Forces are giving Windows NT the boot and going with Linux.
In a joint statement with Red Hat, the Swedish military said its decision was based in part on the “advanced security features” of the Red Hat operating system.
Werner Knoblich, vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Red Hat, said the armed forces’ decision reflected a wider move by the Swedish government to embrace open source and Linux.
www.wral.com /business/local_tech_wire/news/story/1195565   (326 words)

During the cold war the main purpose of the Swedish defence forces was to defend the country from invasion.
In the air force we have the new Erieye airborne radar-warning aircraft that means we get basically the same capacity as the AWACS gives NATO and the US but in a much smaller aircraft that costs just a fraction of AWACS.
I have been chief of Swedish defence since the summer of 1994 and the biggest change I have witnessed is that we have moved our defensive planning away from the possibility of an invasion.
www.global-defence.com /1998/Sweden/transition.htm   (1279 words)

 www.mil.se - Swedish Armed Forces - Supreme Commander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Supreme Commander exercises overall command of the Swedish Armed Forces in the execution of tasks assigned to the Armed Forces by the Government.
In executing these tasks in accordance with the Government's guidelines, the Supreme Commander has to strike a balance between maintaining the immediate effectiveness of the Armed Forces and optimising their total defence capability over time.
The Supreme Commander is thus responsible for deciding on matters which are of fundamental importance to the Swedish Armed Forces and which may have financial implications for future freedom of action in the long term, as well as taking decisions on measures affecting the readiness and deployment of combat forces.
www.mil.se /article.php?lang=E&id=2437   (228 words)

 Sharp reduction in Swedish Armed Forces research contracts to be placed with FOI in 2008 - Swedish Defence Research ...
The reduction in the Swedish Armed Forces’ research funding will be felt almost entirely by FOI whose allocation for 2008 is expected to be cut by SEK 480 million compared with 2004.
In his report on the future organisation and funding of the Swedish Armed Forces, Peter Lagerblad suggested that FOI’s financial allocation should be reduced by SEK 425 million.
The Armed Forces are talking about areas such as network based defence (NBD), human aspects such as recruiting and selection, aircraft technology and the like.
www.foi.se /FOI/Templates/NewsPage____5138.aspx   (1103 words)

 Ericsson Microwave Systems: Network-Centric Warfare Initiatives
Sweden's armed forces are on alert, and a reconnaissance unit is dispatched to the harbor of Slite on Gotland.
It may read like a scene from the latest box-office blockbuster, but this is how armed forces worldwide are actually preparing to fight their battles in the 21st century and beyond.
A major Swedish network-centric warfare operational demonstration is slated for 2005, leading to an all-encompassing network-centric systems architecture that is planned for deployment in 2010.
www.sun.com /solutions/documents/success-stories/GO_ericsson_BB.xml   (1834 words)

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