FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 13 (2017)   

Securing Finland:
The Finnish Defence Forces are again focused on high readiness

Published 18.5.2017

Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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Finland has adjusted its comprehensive national defence planning, and returned the Finnish Defence Forces to higher readiness levels. Increased readiness raises the threshold for an opponent to achieve its goals using military force. The driver for this is the military capability exhibited by Russia.


FIIA Comment 13 (2017)   Briefing Paper 167 (2015)

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