Sweden

North European Aerospace Testrange

Submitted by warstartshere on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 00:00

The vast unpopulated areas in Northern Sweden are increasingly used for war preparation and trainings. North European Aerospace Testrange (NEAT) is Europe’s largest overland test range and consists of an area 360 by 100 km of restricted air space and 1,650 sq km of restricted land area (expandable to 3,000sq km). It is a cooperation of the Swedish organisations FMV (the Swedish Defence Material Administration) and SSC (the Swedish Space Corporation).

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Armed Forces Headquarters

Submitted by warstartshere on Tue, 11/30/2010 - 00:00

The Armed Forces Headquarters (Swedish: Försvarsmaktens högkvarter) is the highest level of command in the Swedish Armed Forces. It is led by the Supreme Commander with a civilian Director General as his deputy, with functional directorates having different responsibilities (e.g. the Military Intelligence and Security Service). Overall, the Armed Forces Headquarters have about 1000 employees, including civilian personnel.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_Armed_Forces#Armed_Forces_Headquarters

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