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Securing the Sea and the Coastline
The Finnish Navy is responsible for the maintenance and development of the capability of maritime defence as well as for maritime surveillance, securing territorial integrity and safeguarding vital sea lines of communication in accordance with the mission statement of the Defence Forces.
The Commander of the Finnish Navy is Rear Admiral Kari Takanen.
Open Nordic Championships in Naval Pentathlon and Sailing 2015
The Open Nordic Military Championships in Naval Pantathlon and Sailing take place in Finland at Upinniemi (Pentathlon) and Suomenlinna (Sailing) 27.6. - 2.7.2015.
The participating countries are Brasilia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Poland, Sweden and Turkey.
The photos, results and information about the competitions are in the official (and open) Facebook sites of both the events: