The Department for Defence at the Embassy is led by the Defence Attaché.
The Department for Defence at the Embassy is part of the Swedish Armed Forces. The main task is to support the military relations in various areas between Sweden and Singapore including the accredited country Indonesia.
The Defence Attaché’s main tasks are:
• To function as liaison hub between the Swedish Armed Forces and the Singapore Armed Forces including the accredited country Indonesia.
• To report on the Singaporean and Indonesian defence policies to the relevant Swedish authorities
• To support the Swedish defence industry in Singapore and Indonesia
• To advise the Ambassador of Sweden and provide him with expertise in all defence-related issues
The Department for Defence is involved in the planning and execution of military high-level visits from Sweden to Singapore and Indonesia and vice versa. We also handle diplomatic clearances such as clearance for Swedish military personnel visits to Singapore, as well as overflight and landing permits for Swedish government aircrafts.