Live exercising begins in Maritime warfare exercise Silja 19 on the 3rd of June - War ships and coastal forces are moving in the Gulf of Finland and the Archipelago Sea.
Maritime warfare exercise Silja 19, led by the Finnish Navy Command, begins its live exercise phase (LIVEX) 3rd June. At the beginning of LIVEX, the surface vessels of Finnish Navy and a large amount of smallboats of Finnish Swedish Amphibious Task Unit also join the exercise.
The main exercise of this spring for the Finnish Navy, maritime warfare exercise Silja is to be conducted from 27th May to 7th June. The main areas of exercise include Archipelago Sea, Gulf of Finland, Northern Baltic Sea and the coastal areas of Uusimaa region.