The Finnish Defence Forces has announced that it will carry out the Army Combined Joint Fires Exercise from 16 to 27 November.
It will be conducted in the Rovajärvi Live Fire and exercise range.
The annually organised exercise aims to train troops in planning and commanding effects and joint fires and artillery system.
The Army’s Combined Fires Exercise will be led by the Army Academy and commanded by Army Academy commandant colonel Kari Pietiläinen.
Pietiläinen said: “This exercise develops the joint fires system and tests the chain of command for effects and fires.”
During the exercise, several indirect fire weapons’ firings will be carried out using armoured howitzer 155 PSH K9 FIN (K9 Thunder), artillery guns, model 155K83-97, 152K89, and 122H63.
It will also include firings from 298mm heavy rocket launcher.
The exercise will see participation from 4,100 personnel from the Finnish Border Guard and the Finnish Defence Forces.