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Sweden outlines spending plan to 2025

16th October 2020 - 10:58 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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A ‘deteriorating security situation’ is prompting Stockholm to invest heavily in new and expanded capabilities

The Swedish government on 15 October launched a proposal to invest in a ‘substantial increase of capabilities’ for its armed forces.

In its Totalförsvaret 2021–2025 (Total Defence 2021–2025) bill presented to parliament, Sweden aims to reactivate five army regiments and one air wing, and create a ‘new and ...

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