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The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth.
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.
Armoured warfare, mechanised warfare or tank warfare is the use of armoured fighting vehicles in modern warfare.
A battalion is a military unit.
The Battle of Fraustadt was fought on 2 February 1706 (O.S.) / 3 February 1706 (Swedish calendar) / 13 February 1706 (N.S.) between Sweden and Saxony-Poland and their Russian allies near Fraustadt (now Wschowa) in Poland.
The Battle of Kliszów (Klissow) (Klezow) took place on July 8 (Julian calendar) / July 9 (Swedish calendar) / July 19, 1702 (Gregorian calendar) near Kliszów, Poland-Lithuania, during the Great Northern War.
The Battle of Landskrona was fought on the Ylleshed moor, outside the town of Landskrona, in southern Sweden on July 14, 1677, between Sweden and Denmark.
The Battle of Molyatichi (Swedish: Malatitze), also known as the Battle of Dobroye, took place on August 31, 1708 at Molyatichi (present-day Belarus near the Russian border) during the Great Northern War.
The Battle of Strömstad took place on July 19, 1717 at Strömstad during the Great Northern War.
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.
Bo Pellnäs (born 22 October 1939 in Stockholm) is a retired Brigadier (överste av första graden) in the Swedish Army.
Boden is a locality and the seat of Boden Municipality in Norrbotten County, Sweden with 18,277 inhabitants in 2010.
Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the King of Sweden.
The Crossing of the Düna (also known as Battle of Riga) took place during the Great Northern War on July 8 (Julian calendar) / July 9 (Swedish calendar) / July 19 (Gregorian calendar) 1701 near the city of Riga, present-day Latvia.
The Defence Act of 2000 (prop. 1999/2000:30) was a defence act passed by the Swedish Riksdag on 30 March 2000.
Gustaf VI Adolf (Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf; 11 November 1882 – 15 September 1973) was King of Sweden from 29 October 1950 until his death.
Carl Axel Fredrik Ivar Holmquist (22February 1879 – 24September 1954) was a Swedish Army officer and sports official.
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.
Lars Herman Tingsten (13 July 1857 – 10 September 1937) was a Swedish Army officer.
A Life Company (Livkompani, but usually written in its definite form; Livkompaniet) is the first company of a regiment in the Swedish Army, which is tasked with protecting the regiment commander.
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.
This is a list of Swedish regiments and other military units (divisions, brigades, battalions, companies) that have existed since the 16th century.
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.
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.
Nils Per Robert Swedlund (16May 1898 – 28June 1965) was a Swedish Army general who was Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces from 1951 to 1961.
Norrbotten, known in English as North Bothnia, is a Swedish province (landskap) in northernmost Sweden.
The Norrbotten Armoured Battalion (Norrbottens pansarbataljon), designation Pbat/I 19 or P 5, is a Swedish Army armoured battalion, one of the few new formations raised in the 20th century.
The Norrbotten Brigade (Norrbottensbrigaden), also IB 19, NB 19 or MekB 19, was a Swedish Army armoured brigade located in the province of Norrbotten.
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.
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.
Norrländska Socialdemokraten (NSD) (Swedish: The Norrland Social Democrat) is a daily regional newspaper published in Norrbotten County, Sweden.
Recruit training, more commonly known as basic training or colloquially boot camp, refers to the initial instruction of new military personnel.
A regiment is a military unit.
Ski warfare, the use of ski-equipped troops in war, is first recorded by the Danish historian Saxo Grammaticus in the 13th century.
Special forces and special operations forces are military units trained to conduct special operations.
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.
The Swedish Army (Armén) is a branch of the Swedish Armed Forces in which its main responsibility is land operations.
The Västerbotten Regiment (Västerbottens regemente), designations I 19, I XIX, I 20 and I 20/Fo 61, was a Swedish Army infantry regiment that traced its origins back to the 16th century.