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GRND Karlsborg

Last modified: 07 Mar 2019, submitted by: Joker

Country: Sweden    Region: Karlsborg

Latitude: 58° 31' 14" N     Longitude: 14° 31' 0" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active


Former Karlsborg airbase with Royal Västergötland Air Force Wing (F6), was an airbase located near Karlsborg Sweden.
Former 2 squadrons Saab Viggen AJ-37 stationed 1978–1993. The base was decommissioned in 1994.

The base was refurbished and reopened in 2007 under Army control and is the current homebase of:
- 3rd Cavalry K 3 Life Regiment Hussars (Livregementets husarer) a light cavalry regiment specialized in airborne air assault and recon wit 3 active and 2 reserve battalions.

- the former Fallskärmsjägarskolan (FJS) or Parachute Ranger School now reroled as 323rd Parachute Ranger Company / 32nd Intelligence Battalion

- the Särskilda Skyddsgruppen (SSG) or Special Protection Group a Special Forces unit

- Joint Survival School

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