Jaeger Brigade - For conscripts
New conscripts are trained as personnel for the Jaeger, Mortar, Command and Logistics companies under the wartime organisation, and also for the Antitank, Antitank Missile, Ranger, Reconnaissance and Military Police and Air Defence troops.
Lapland Jaeger Battalion
1st Jaeger company
The 1st Jaeger Company trains infantry soldiers as riflemen, machine gunners, snipers, combat messengers and combat vehicle drivers. The main equipment comprises assault rifles, machine guns and sniper rifles.
Headquarters and Signal Company
The Headquarters Company trains soldiers as missile launcher operators, recoilless rifle operators, military police, combat messengers and combat vehicle drivers and provides ranger radioman and reconnaissance training for reconnaissance patrolmen and ranger radio NCOs.
The Logistics Company is a unit supporting garrison operations, and trains conscripts as military drivers, medics, military cooks, HQ messengers, combat messengers, and in various supply tasks. The main equipment comprises vehicles and supply materiel.
The Mortar Company trains signalists, mortar gunners, fire control men, measuring men, combat messengers and combat vehicle drivers. The main equipment comprises light and heavy mortars.
3rd Jaeger Company
The 3rd Jaeger Company provides conscripts with basic training. After the basic training period, the unit provides NCO training for those students assigned to it. The 3rd Jaeger Company is responsible for all leader training provided by the Jaeger Brigade.
Rovaniemi Air Defense Battalion
Airbase Support Company
The Airbase Support Company provides training in different logistics tasks. The unit trains replacement and transport squads, first aid platoon’s evacuation squads, logistics service squads, command squads and military police squads. The unit also includes the military driver trainees of the garrison and conscripts specialising in aeronautics.
2nd Jaeger Company
The 2nd Jaeger Company trains infantry soldiers as riflemen, machine gunners, snipers, combat messengers, reconnaissance patrolmen, fire controllers, medics, missile launcher operators, military cooks and combat vehicle drivers for the decentralised Jaeger Company. The main equipment comprises assault rifles, machine guns, sniper rifles, mines and antitank weapons.
Air Defence Battery
The Air Defence Battery trains various air defence troops in the use of missile, cannon and operations center materiel. The main equipment comprises air defence missiles, air defence cannons and various operations center materiel. In addition to air defence troops, the unit’s NCO course also trains military police.