Ruska 22 to involve 50 aircraft and 3,700 personnel
The Finnish Air Force will arrange the Ruska 22 air operations exercise on 3‒8 October 2022. The exercise will involve 50 aircraft and around 3,700 personnel at different locations across Finland.
Baana 22 road base exercise in Joutsa
The Air Force Academy will arrange the Baana 22 exercise in Joutsa on 25–30 September 2022. The Joutsa landing strip on national road 4 (E75) will be closed to all traffic during the exercise.
The Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II is Finland’s next multi-role fighter
The Government of Finland has 10 December 2021 authorised the Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command to sign a procurement contract with the Government of the United States on Finland’s next multi-role fighter. The fighter replacing the Hornet fleet’s capability is the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II.