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GRND Karlsborg

Last modified: 07 Mar 2019, submitted by: Joker
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Country: Sweden    Region: Karlsborg

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

Area use / Military Branches: Active

 
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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) http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0a/Livregementets_husarer_vapen.svg 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 http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bf/Fallsk%C3%A4rmsj%C3%A4garskolan_vapen.svg now reroled as 323rd Parachute Ranger Company / 32nd Intelligence Battalion

- the Särskilda Skyddsgruppen (SSG) or Special Protection Group http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bf/F%C3%B6rsvarsmaktens_specialf%C3%B6rband.svg a Special Forces unit http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e8/Swedish_SOG_Training.jpg

- Joint Survival School

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