Sweden will conduct exercises on the defense of Stockholm

В Швеции проведут учения по обороне Стокгольма

Soldiers and officers of the battalion of Life guards of the Swedish armed forces will conduct exercises in various parts of Stockholm, including the Central part of the city. This is the website of the Ministry of defense of the country. The military personnel will be limited use of military equipment, but as stated, it will not have a significant impact on local traffic. Training will be held during the day, from 20 to 21 November. The stated purpose of the exercise is to enhance the ability of the guard to provide support to other security forces for the protection of socially significant objects, in the defense of the capital of the country. Life guards – a unit which quickly increases the protection of the government in case of major crisis or war, and is engaged in the defense of important objects in the Swedish capital and around it. In peacetime, she is also responsible for ceremonial activities.

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