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Nordic defence ministers meet in Bergen

The Nordic defence ministers will be meeting in Bergen, Norway, April 10.-11. On the agenda is regional security challenges, as well as further developing Nordic defence cooperation.
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Finnish Defence Forces to Participate in AURORA 17 in Sweden

Finnish Defence Forces to Participate in AURORA 17 in Sweden
All of the three services of the Finnish Defence Forces will participate in the AURORA 17 exercise organised by the Swedish Armed Forces. The exercise will be take place in areas around Stockholm, Gotland and Gothenburg and in the southern Baltic Sea 11-29 September 2017. Approximately 19,000 soldiers and other authorities from Sweden are participating in the exercise, as well as troops from Lithuania, Norway, Poland, France, Denmark, Estonia and the United States.
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Nordic Defence Cooperation deepened during Finland’s Presidency in 2017

The annual report on Nordic defence cooperation (NORDEFCO) has been published. During the Finnish presidency in 2017, the focus was on ensuring continuity, securing the progress of on-going projects, and promoting defence policy while extending it to cover also northern regions.

Nordic Combat Uniform Lessons Learned meeting

The Nordic Combat Uniform (NCU) project met with NORDEFCO Cooperation Area Armaments (COPA ARMA) in Oslo 11 January. The meeting was the start of the process of utilizing the lessons learned in NCU for future Nordic projects.
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Nordic Combat Uniform Lessons Learned

To ensure lessons learned being utilized by future armaments working groups and projects, Cooperation Area Armaments (COPA ARMA) will coordinate and set up a meeting between the Nordic Combat Uniform (NCU) Project Managers and COPA ARMA Management in Oslo 11 January 2018.
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COPA ARMA Coordination Conference (CACC) 2018

COPA ARMA Coordination Conference (CACC) is now open for registration. CACC takes place in conjunction with the Nordic Defence Industry Seminar (NDIS) on 22-24 May 2018, in Stockholm, Sweden.
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RECCEX 17 Enhances the CBRN Capability of the Finnish Defence Forces and the Authorities

The common Nordic RECCEX 17 CBRN exercise is held 17-24 November 2017 in Pirkanmaa, Satakunta and Southwest Finland. The exercise improves the readiness of the Finnish Defence Forces and the authorities to respond to situations involving hazardous materials. The exercise will be led by Pori Brigade.
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Nordic subject-matter experts in air defence to be training in Mikkeli

A Nordic planning exercise of the air defence branch, the exercise Nordic Helmet 2017 will be organised in Mikkeli, Finland from 30 October to 2 November 2017.
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Finland Hosts Nordic Baltic Cooperation Meeting

The Finnish Defence Forces Deputy Chief of Staff Strategy, Lieutenant General Kim Jäämeri, will host the defence cooperation meeting of the Nordic and Baltic countries in Finland on 19-20 September 2017.
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Nordic Defence Industry Seminar 2018 - open for registration!

The Nordic Defence Industry Seminar (NDIS) 2018 is now open for registration. NDIS 2018 is held May 22-24 in the scenic archipelago near Stockholm.
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