USS Kearsarge Arrives in Helsinki for a Port Visit August 5th

The United States Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge will arrive in Helsinki for a port visit 5 – 8 August. USS Kearsarge is a Wasp-class 257 meter-long amphibious assault ship. The vessel is carrying for example several helicopters and smaller amphibious vessels. The USS Kearsarge is also transporting appx 2,000 marines and sailors. The ship will berth in the…

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Finland & Germany Training Together in International Waters

The anti-personnel mine Vahterpää and the German naval vessel FGS Sachsen will be training together from 23 to 24 May. In the Gulf of Finland in the international sea area. This is a so-called PASSEX training event and is led by the Navy Headquarters. The aim of the training event is to train participants to operate in a multinational environment…

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