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The Finnish Defence Forces

Russia to conduct an evaluation visit to Lapland Air Command

22.10.2018 12.37
Press release

Russia will conduct a confidence and security building evaluation visit conform to the Vienna Document 2011 in the Lapland Air Command 22-24 October 2018.

The purpose of the visit is to evaluate whether the information on Lapland Air Command in Finland's 2011 exchange of military information corresponds to the current information that will be given to them during the evaluation visit.

Lapland Air Command is also participating in Exercise Trident Juncture 2018, which starts this week. American and Belgian aircraft detachments participating in the exercise will also be operating from Lapland Air Command’s base. Colonel Antti Koskela, Commander of the Lapland Air Command, will host the evaluation visit.