Finnish Air Force

Finland becomes 31st nation to join NATO

Finland has become the 31st and latest nation to join NATO, after it deposited its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with the US government – represented by Secretary of State Antony Blinken – at the alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, on April 4

Inside Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1

On March 6, the latest iteration of the biannual Exercise Cobra Warrior (CW23-1) commenced over the skies of the United Kingdom. Ben Stanley Hall looks at the various assets involved, support equipment and mission sets as well as a chat with some of its participants

VIDEO: Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1 Waddington Action

Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1 is now in its third and final week with the Belgian Defence – Air Component’s F-16 Fighting Falcons having departed home on Friday, March 17.

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IN PICTURES: Highlights from Exercise Cobra Warrior Week 1

As the first week of Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1 draws to a close, weather has disrupted proceedings as today’s mission (March 10) was cancelled due to snowy weather. However, when the skies cleared some of the participating air forces took the opportunity to conduct their own training sorties

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IN PICTURES: Exercise Cobra Warrior - Action from Day One

Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1 kicked off in typically cold northern English weather, but the action certainly provided such much-needed heat. Check out some of the action shots from the first day of the exercise here

What we know so far about Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1

On Monday March 6, the latest iteration of the biannual Exercise Cobra Warrior (CW23-1) will take place over the skies of the United Kingdom.  

Exercise Cobra Warrior – full details released

The RAF has confirmed the full details of the international aircraft participation in the upcoming Exercise Cobra Warrior 23-1, which runs from March 2 to 24.

BREAKING: Exercise Cobra Warrior participating air forces confirmed

The RAF has confirmed the participating air forces for its upcoming Exercise Cobra Warrior.

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Highway Hornets: How does Finland train its F/A-18 pilots for dispersed ops?

AirForces Monthly hit the road to join the Finnish Air Force as it practised its long tradition of flying its F/A-18s from the country’s main dual carriageways

Finnish Air Force retires L-70 Vinka trainer fleet

After more than 40 years of service, the Finnish Air Force has retired its fleet of Valmet L-70 Vinka primary training aircraft