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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...

Politicians present a broadly united front on Finland’s security

As Parliament resumes this week for the spring session, MPs are broadly united when it comes to Finland's security. A new study by the Finnish...

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...

Navy takes charge of renovated Hamina-class patrol boats

The Finnish Navy took possession of the first patrol boat to go through a refit today, extending its life cycle for more than a...

Thousands of new conscripts report for training today

It's that time of year, when thousands of young Finnish men report for the start of their compulsory national service. Around 12,000 new conscripts begin...

Russia, Baltic and Arctic on the table at Pentagon talks

Finland's Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen (Centre) has been in Washington DC this week, in a trip that culminated in a trilateral meeting between Finland,...

Danish minister: ‘we’d send military help if Russia attacked Finland’

Denmark's Minister of Defence Trine Bramsen says her country would provide military help to Finland and Sweden if either country was attacked by Russia -...

Finland seeks final bids for fighter jet purchase

Finland has sent out letters to five international companies inviting them to officially bid to provide the successor aircraft to the Hornet. The Finnish Defence...

EU Defence and Foreign Ministers hold back-to-back Helsinki meetings

It's the sort of logistics ballet the Finnish civil service prides itself on being able to handle with aplomb. From Wednesday evening to Friday afternoon...

Foreign Ministry: GPS jamming signal “came from Russia”

The Finnish Foreign Ministry has said that a GPS jamming signal that affected flights in Lapland, came from Russia. However, the ministry stops short of...