This is the first time the Finnish Defence Forces’ have published their annual report in digital form. The online publication automatically recognises whether it is being accessed from a computer, tablet or smartphone, and adapts itself accordingly for easy viewing.
The Finnish Defence Forces are preparing to take over the lead from the Irish in the Irish-Finnish Battalion in the UNIFIL Operation from November 2013 onwards. As a Lead Nation, Finland’s contribution will increase from 176 soldiers to ca. 330. The President of the Republic of Finland made the decision on 15 March 2013