The Pori Brigade will lead the joint Nordic CBRN reconnaissance exercise Reccex 23 in the region of southwestern and southern Finland during 28.8.–8.9.2023. The training audience strength of up to c. 220 personnel will mainly comprise reservists and service personnel.
The exercise will be participated by troops from the Pori Brigade’s CBRN Detachment, Karelia Brigade and from the Karelia Brigade’s IEDD Detachment, as well as by service personnel from the Army Academy, Air Force Academy, and from the Defence Command subordinated agencies. The participating inter-agency authorities will include the Police, Rescue Department, Finnish Border Guard, Customs, Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare. The participating international troops will be from Denmark, Sweden and Norway.
Held since 2009, the Nordic Reccex training exercises have always been participated by Finland which previously led the exercise back in 2017.