Sweden inaugurates new regiment in sub-Arctic Arvidsjaur

Morgan Gustavsson and Caroline Haak at the K4 regimental base. (Erica Sundén/Sveriges Radio)
  • On Friday, the first of five new regiments in Sweden is inaugurated – namely K4 in sub-Arctic Arvidsjaur.
  • Second lieutenant Caroline Haak is stationed there and training the new conscripts.
  • “I have been throwing hand grenades with the whole squadron,” she tells Swedish Radio News.
Radio Sweden report

For more on Sweden’s military expansion, listen to Radio Sweden’s full report.

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