This content was published in the period between 3 October 2014 and 20 January 2019.

Press release from Ministry of Defence

Sweden joins United Kingdom-led expeditionary force


The Swedish government decided on June 22 to join the United Kingdom-led Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF). Present participants are Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Norway.

JEF is a UK framework for a rapidly deployable force capable of conducting the full spectrum of operations. Participants, besides the United Kingdom, are Estonia, Denmark, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Norway. The United Kingdom has invited Sweden to join. The decision has been coordinated with Finland.

Press contact

Marinette Nyh Radebo
Press Secretary to Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist
Phone +46 8 405 25 15
Mobile +46 72-238 77 44
email to Marinette Nyh Radebo