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Air Force’s Ruska 20 exercise takes off

The Finnish Air Force's main military exercises take off today, with Ruska 20 lasting through until 6th October. It's the largest war games of the...

Border Guard investigates Russian jets incursion

The Air Force is investigating an apparent incursion into Finnish air space by Russian fighter jets. The incident happened on Tuesday afternoon off the coast...

Finnish Air Force quietly replaces swastika insignia

The Finnish Air Force has quietly retired the swastika on one of its official insignia, in an apparent effort to bring an end to...

WATCH: Last of the ‘Top Gun’ test jets arrive in Finland

The last of the international contenders to replace Finland’s ageing fleet of Hornet jets arrived at Pirkkala Air Base on Tuesday afternoon. Boeing sent an...

WATCH: Swedish Gripens arrive for winter weather combat tests

Two Gripen-E fighter jets built by Swedish manufacturer Saab have arrived at Pirkkala Air Force Base to start two weeks of intensive testing and evaluation. They’re...

Accident investigation: Not enough regulations for drones

The Accident Investigation Board Otkes has issued its findings on a near miss incident between an Air Force Learjet and a drone, in the...

WATCH: French jets arrive in Finland for a week of combat...

Two Rafale fighter jets built by French manufacturer Dassault have landed at Pirkkala Air Force Base to start two weeks of intensive testing and...

WATCH: Eurofighter jets arrive at Pirkkala for Top Gun tests

Two Eurofighter Typhoon jets have touched down at Pirkkala Air Force Base to start two weeks of intensive testing and evaluation. They're the first of...

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...