Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Defence is responsible for Sweden’s military defence and its support agencies. Its strategic planning includes international operations and security-building activities, which the agencies are instructed to implement and follow up.

News from Ministry of Defence

  • Control of Baltic Sea in focus during defence ministers’ meeting on Gotland

    The Nordic and Baltic defence ministers are standing outside the Gotland Regiment base P 18.
    Friday 2 September, the Nordic and Baltic defence ministers met at the Gotland Regiment base P 18 to discuss defence cooperation. Photo: Tomas Ängshammar/Swedish Armed Forces

    Security around the Baltic Sea and enhanced defence cooperation were on the agenda when Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist met his Nordic and Baltic colleagues on Gotland.

  • EU defence ministers in agreement on continued support to Ukraine

     Peter Hultqvist is sitting  at a conference table. In front of him is a computer.
    Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist took part in an informal meeting of EU defence ministers in Prague, Czechia. Photo: Ulrika Langels/Ministry of Defence

    On 30 August, Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist took part in an informal meeting of EU defence ministers in Prague, Czechia. The meeting focused on continued support to Ukraine.

  • Seventh support package for Ukraine

    Magdalena Andersson and Peter Hultqvist standing  outside.
    Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist presented the news that the Government will donate artillery ammunition worth approximately SEK 500 million to help defend Ukraine when they visited Sollefteå 31st of August. Photo: Samuel Guron/Ministry of Defence

    The Government will donate artillery ammunition worth approximately SEK 500 million to help defend Ukraine.

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