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Lapland Rifle Regiment

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The Lapland Ranger Regiment (Lapplands jägarregemente), designations I 22, I 22/Fo 66 and I 22/GJ 66, was a Swedish Army light infantry regiment, one of the few new formations raised in the 20th century. [1]

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Arméns Jägarbataljon

The Army Ranger Battalion (Arméns jägarbataljon, AJB), also known by its old name '''Norrland's Dragoons''' or '''K 4''' is a detachment of Norrbotten Regiment (I 19) and has its base in Arvidsjaur, in the Norrbotten County of Sweden.

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Army Ranger School

Army Ranger School (Arméns jägarskola, abbreviated JS) was a Swedish Army ranger unit which was active in various forms between 1910 and 1975.

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Blazon

In heraldry and heraldic vexillology, a blazon is a formal description of a coat of arms, flag or similar emblem, from which the reader can reconstruct the appropriate image.

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Cap badge

A cap badge, also known as head badge or hat badge, is a badge worn on uniform headgear and distinguishes the wearer's nationality and/or organisation.

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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the King of Sweden.

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Cold-weather warfare

Cold-weather warfare, also known as Arctic warfare or winter warfare, encompasses military operations affected by snow, ice, thawing conditions or cold, both on land and at sea.

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Defence Act of 2000 (Sweden)

The Defence Act of 2000 (prop. 1999/2000:30) was a defence act passed by the Swedish Riksdag on 30 March 2000.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Kiruna

Kiruna (Northern Sami: Giron, Finnish: Kiiruna) is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland.

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Lapland (Sweden)

Lappland, often Anglicized as Lapland (Latin: Lapponia, Northern Sami: Sápmi), is a province in northernmost Sweden.

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Lapland Rifle Regiment

The Lapland Ranger Regiment (Lapplands jägarregemente), designations I 22, I 22/Fo 66 and I 22/GJ 66, was a Swedish Army light infantry regiment, one of the few new formations raised in the 20th century.

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Light infantry

Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry.

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List of Swedish regiments

This is a list of Swedish regiments and other military units (divisions, brigades, battalions, companies) that have existed since the 16th century.

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Milo ÖN

Milo ÖN (Övre Norrlands militärområde, Upper Norrland Military Area) was a Swedish military area, a command of the Swedish Armed Forces that had operational control over Upper Norrland, for most time of its existence corresponding to the area covered by the counties of Västerbotten and Norrbotten.

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Milo N

Milo N (Norra militärområdet, Northern Military Area) was a Swedish military area, a command of the Swedish Armed Forces that had operational control over Northern Sweden, for most time of its existence corresponding to the area covered by the counties of Västernorrland, Jämtland, Västerbotten and Norrbotten.

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Norrbotten Regiment

The Norrbotten Regiment (Norrbottens regemente), designation I 19, is a Swedish Army arctic armoured, light infantry and ranger regiment that traces its origins back to the 19th century.

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Norrland Dragoon Regiment

The Norrland Dragoon Regiment (Norrlands dragonregemente), also K 4 or K 8, was a Swedish Army cavalry regiment located in the province of Lappland that traces its origins back to the 17th century.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Ski warfare

Ski warfare, the use of ski-equipped troops in war, is first recorded by the Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus in the 13th century.

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Swedish Armed Forces

The Swedish Armed Forces (Försvarsmakten, literally “Defense Force”) is the government agency that forms the military forces of Sweden, and which is tasked with defence of the country, as well as promoting Sweden's wider interests, supporting international peacekeeping efforts, and providing humanitarian aid.

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Swedish Army

The Swedish Army (Armén) is a branch of the Swedish Armed Forces in which its main responsibility is land operations.

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Redirects here:

I 22/Fo 66, I 22/GJ 66, Laponia Ranger Regiment, Lapplands jaegarregemente, Lapplands jagarregemente, Lapplands jägarregemente.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lapland_Rifle_Regiment

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