Swedish Armed Forces Winter Unit (FMVE) – Försvarsmakten vinterenhet

29 10 2010

The Swedish Armed Forces Winter Unit (FMVE) – Försvarsmakten forms part of the Norrbotten Regiment, I 19, a Swedish Army arctic armoured, light infantry and ranger regiment that traces its origins back to the 19th century.

The mandate of the FMVE is to coordinate and support the development of the Swedish Armed Forces winter warfare capabilities. The unit operates at two locations, Boden and Arvidsjaur.

The Boden detachment includes 9 services, including an Air Force service and Naval service, with other personnel from the Army. Arvidsjaur has 5 employees with a clear orientation to national and international training.

Norrbotten Regiment
Information
+46 (0)921 – 34 80 00
info-i19@mil.se
http://www.forsvarsmakten.se/sv/Organisation/Training-units/Norrbotten-Regiment-I-19/The-Armed-Forces-Winter-Unit/

Source: Swedish Armed Forces

Video Source: Swedish Army YouTube Page

Hat Tip for the Video to Lars Gyllenhaal

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