Brigades where units intended to be raised in Wartime but in 1994 they where ordered to be organized on a Cadre basis also in peacetime. Some where also presented with Colours and from the Book "Sveriges arméförband under 1900-talet" by Christian Braunstein pictures of these.
The Småland Brigade (Infantry Brigade (IB) 42 and later IB 12), the Colour based on the Coat of Arms of the Brigade which in turn was based on an older provincial Arms of Småland was presented by the Commander of the Southern Military district Lt.-Gen. Sven-Åke Jansson on 15 March 1997. The Brigade was one of the War units to be raised by I 12 and was made independent on 1 July 1997 and disbanded on 30 june 2000.
The Älvsborg Brigade (IB 45 and later IB 15), the Colour based on those of the parent Regiment I 15 with the addition of the Lion from the Arms of Västergötland was presented by the Supreme Commander Gen. Owe Wiktorin in 1995. The Brigade originated in the War Regiment Västgöta Regiment I 45 (K) raised by I 15 in 1941 which in 1951 was reorganized in to the Älvsborg Brigade. On 31 December 1997 the Brigade was disbanded and the Colour was transferred to the Army Museum.
The Lappland Brigade (IB 50, Norrland Brigade (NB) 50 and NB 20), the Colour based on the I 20 Colour was presented by HM King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Stockholm Royal Palace on 10 November 1995. The Brigade originated as the War Regiment the Lappland Regiment i 50(K) raised by i 20 in 1941. In 1951 the Regiment was reorganized into the Lappland Brigade which became independent on 1 July 1994 and disbanded on 30 September 1997. Upon disbandment the Brigade Colour was transferred to I 19 which was to kep the traditions of the Brigade.