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Air Force scrambles to intercept Russian planes over Baltic

The Finnish Air Force has scrambled to intercept two Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea. The incident happened at 11:00 on Monday morning when...

One last flight for Finland’s outgoing military chief

Chief of Defence Forces Jarmo Lindberg is leaving his job on a sky high note. The pilot took to the skies on Thursday in the back seat...

Air force scrambles to intercept Russian fighters over Baltic Sea

If you looked to the skies this week you might have caught a glimpse of Finnish jets scrambling to intercept Russian Air Force fighters...

NATO Gives Thumbs Up To Finland’s Fighter Purchase

NATO's Deputy Secretary General Camille Grand says that Finland's plans to buy new fighter aircraft is good for the security of Europe. According to Grand,...

Fighter Escort For Returning Winter Olympians

Winter Olympic athletes returning from Pyeongchang got an Air Force escort as they crossed into Finnish air space this afternoon. A Hornet fighter aircraft from...

Analysis: Finland’s War Games Take to the Skies

By Petri Mäkelä The Finnish Air Force, Ilmavoimat, is holding its largest exercise of the year, Ruska 17, alongside Swedish air assets this week. The exercise...