Finnish Navy's big Northern Exercise 2018.
Northern Coasts 18 (NOCO18) led by the Finnish Navy, will take place in Finland from 25 October to 8 November 2018. About 4.000 persons and dozens of surface vessels and aircraft will participate in the exercise. A total of about 4.000 people, more than 40 surface vessels and multiple aircraft will participate in the exercise. There will be 13 participating nations. In addition to Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands, Canada, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, the United States and Germany will participate. Finland´s share of the strength of the exercise is about 2.000 persons. The air operations of the exercise will take place around Turku, Tampere and Kuopio, for example.
About 30 ships will arrive in Turku, Finland during the weekend. Just few years ago it was impossible to have several NATO ships in Finland and joint NATO exercises, but not today.
Exercise Northern Coasts 18 will be arranged in Finland between 25 October and 8 November 2018
NOCO 2018 Youtube
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