Finland joins NATO’s naval exercise

5-17 According to , amphibious training will be held throughout the Baltic Sea region in Baltops in June. This the annual exercise takes place in the shadow of the war .

The exercise will be led by the Commander of the 6th of the Navy. Both Finnish naval personnel and ships will participate in the exercise. The Air Force also carries out exercise-related flight operations from .

According to the Defense Forces, the goal of the exercise is to develop interoperability between the United States, NATO, and Partner countries in joint air and naval operations and amphibious operations.

This year’s maritime training is linked to the 500th anniversary of the Royal . The exercise will be attended by 7,000 people, 75 and 45 vessels.

Representatives from Finland, and Turkey will meet in next week to discuss Turkey’s opposition to Finland’s and Sweden’s membership of NATO.

Source: The Nordic Page

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