The Army will organize this spring’s local defence exercises from 1 to 8 March. Conscripts, reservists, Defence Forces salaried personnel and a considerable number of representatives of other authorities will take part in the exercises.
Inter-agency co-operation in a disturbance situation as the theme of the local defence exercise Kehä 24 in Eastern Uusimaa
The Guard Jaeger Regiment -led local defence exercise Kehä 24, the first one this year, will be held during 3.–8.3.2024 in Eastern Uusimaa. The strength of the training audience will be up to c. 1,000 personnel comprising conscripts, reservists, and service personnel. The exercise will be commanded by Deputy Commander of the Guard Jaeger Regiment, Colonel Vesa Laitonen.
The Utti Jaeger Regiment will lead the Northern Griffin 24 winter-conditions exercise in Northern Finland during 12 February – 15 March 2024. The Finnish Defence Forces’ helicopters will be part of the exercise.
Co-operation between the Finnish Army and the Swedish Army brought Chief of Swedish Army, Major General Jonny Lindfors to the Jaeger Brigade during 8-9 February 2024. The visit was hosted by Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Pasi Välimäki.