Continued Swedish Military Contribution to NATO-led Operation in Libya

Today it was announced that Sweden will continue its participation in the NATO-led military operation in Libya for up to 30 days. The Swedish military contribution focuses on supporting the implementation of UN Security Council resolution 1973 as a whole.

According to the decision, Sweden will make an armed force of not more than 140 people available. The Swedish contribution will continue to comprise an aerial reconnaissance unit of not more than five JAS 39 Gripen aircraft with ancillary resources for aerial refuelling etc.


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