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Finland and Sweden swap ships for navy exercises

The Finnish and Swedish navies are taking good neighbourly relations to a new level by swapping command of their ships during a recent naval...

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...

Government promises extra millions for shipbuilding industry

The government has earmarked an extra €33.9 million for shipbuilding innovation. The money comes as a supplement to the 2020 budget proposal and is likely...

Rauma Marine and Saab named main partners for new Finnish Navy...

The Ministry of Defence has named Rauma Marine and Saab as the main contract partners to build the Finnish Navy's new Pohjanmaa-class vessels. The Fleet 2020 project will...

Delay to new navy project after government resignation

A major military spending project is to be delayed because of the resignation of the government earlier this month. A decision on the acquisition of...

Finland to buy new missiles from America

The government has announced its intention to spend €83 million on buying a new missile system from America. The Sea Sparrow surface-to-air missile combat system...

Possible Military Target for Turku Terror Suspect

The only suspect in custody in connection with last month's Turku knife attack might have been planning to strike a military facility first. That's according...

Russian Cadet Ship Banned from Åland Port

The Finnish military has banned a Russian cadet training ship from putting into port in the demilitarized Åland Islands in September. The story was first...