The Armed Forces is reopening another regiment


Published January 16, 2022 at 08.48

Domestic. On Saturday, Västernorrland's regiment I21 will be inaugurated in Sollefteå and Östersund, reports SR Ekot.

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It is part of the defense's new organization where five new regiments are opened throughout the country.

According to a decision in the Riksdag about a year ago, this means that. The Swedish Armed Forces will increase by 30,000 people by 2030. The number of conscripts will be increased to 8,000 per year.

I21 will conduct operations in both Sollefteå and in Östersund through Jämtland's field hunting corps.