About us

The Defence Forces' high command work in the Defence Command, our joint headquarters.

The Finnish Defence Forces have several agencies and centres that work together to develop our country's security. FDF agencies, centres and the divisions within the Defence Command all work within their area of speciality.

At the end of 2016, 12,000 people worked for the Defence Forces in Finland. Over 22,000 people complete their military service every year. As a well-led organisation, the Defence Forces maximise the work done by their employees.