Gustav II Adolf - military reformer. He began to recruit an army of mixed way: not only the recruitment of mercenaries and recruiting, based on the homestead conscription. regular army with the national nucleus was created. Went re. New light cannon on the field could carry straps on the soldiers themselves. Artillery has become an integral part of the individual units. Lighter than steel and muskets, which the Swedes were armed infantry 2/3. The need to enter into the fight at the same time a large number of muskets made the king go the way of the development of linear tactics. The army was built in a line consisting of only six ranks. Mixed in were pikemen and musketeers. Thin military order required the discipline of individual parts, coordination of actions of all branches of service, excellent training of soldiers. Gustav II paid great attention to the creation of a powerful navy.