Swedish Army

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The Swedish Army, or Armén is the army branch of the Swedish Armed Forces, the military of Sweden.

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Equipment

Small arms

The Swedish Army armament for Individual/Squad level include:

Vehicles

The Army uses a wide range of vehicles, mainly made by Swedish contractors. The Combat Vehicle 90 family of Infantry fighting vehicles has been an international success, with exports to countries including Norway, Switzerland and Finland. Vehicles in the army:

Mortars

Organization

The peace time organization of the Swedish Army is divided into a number of training regiments for the different corps. The number of training regiments has been drastically reduced since the end of the Cold War:

Infantry Corps

One and a half regiment of infantry troops:

Cavalry Corps

Two and a half regiments of cavalry troops:

Armoured Corps

Five regiments of armoured troops:

Artillery Corps

One regiment and one battalion of artillery troops:

Anti-Aircraft Corps

One regiment and one battalion of anti-aircraft troops:

Engineer Corps

One regiment and one battalion of engineering troops:

Signal Corps

One regiment and one battalion of signaling troops:

Logistic Corps

One regiment and one battalion of supply troops:

See also

External links

sv:Sveriges armé

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