Finnish Air Force to participate in Luftförsvarsövning 21 in Sweden
The Finnish Air Force will deploy F/A-18 Hornet multi-role fighters and Hawk jet trainers to the Swedish Air Force's Luftförsvarsövning 21 (LFÖ 21) exercise on 21–27 October 2021.
Ruska 21 to involve 50 aircraft and 3,300 personnel
The Finnish Air Force will conduct the Ruska 21 air operations exercise on 4‒9 October 2021. The exercise will involve 3,300 personnel, including 1,500 reservists.
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.