Finnish Navy to participate in Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Sweden

Coastal Fleet 11.4.2018 8.14 | Published in English on 11.4.2018 at 16.35
Press release

Vessels from the Finnish Navy will participate in an exercise arranged by the Swedish Navy from 11.4 to 19.4.2018 in the archipelago of Stockholm.

The objective of the exercise is to enhance the interoperability in Anti-Submarine Warfare between Finland and Sweden as a part of the operation of the Swedish-Finnish Naval Task Group, SFNTG. The Finnish troops will enhance their own Anti-Submarine Warfare capability and maintain their capability of functioning as a part of a multinational naval force. Finland’s participation in the exercise will support the maintaining and developing of Finland’s national naval defence.

From Finland two Rauma-class fast attack craft and one Katanpää-class mine hunter will take part in the exercise. Staff officers from the Navy Command Finland will also participate in the exercise.

The exercise is led by the Swedish Navy.