Neither Sweden nor Finland is a member of NATO, but has host country agreements with the organization, and participated in the Trident Juncture in Norway. In March, about 10 soldiers are in Norrbotten in Sweden to play out the following scenario: A fictitious enemy attacks Sweden. The Swedish army receives Finnish help in the fight against a three-leaf clover consisting of the Norwegian Brigade North, a battalion from the US Marine Corps and a company from the British Royal Marines. The exercise starts in Bardufoss and continues across the border to Sweden, past Kiruna and down to Haparanda on the Baltic Sea, near Sweden's border with Finland. The Swedish Armed Forces states on their website that this is not one. . .
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