Category Archives: in English

reblog ON THE FRONT LINES OF GREAT POWER COMPETITION IN EUROPE: ADVICE FOR TACTICAL-LEVEL LEADERS

Linkki alkupeeräiseen artikkeliin TÄSSÄ On July 29, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper unveiled a new plan for European Command’s force posture, which will result in the reduction of 11,900 troops currently stationed in Germany. Of those troops, a little under half will … Continue reading

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Gripens on Haukkavuori

This is the last instalment of SEAD/ Air to ground scenario against Russian installations on Suursaari (Hogland) island. If you want to read about the premises of the scenario, the basis is HERE. First three quite important things that you … Continue reading

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Typhoons over Suurkylä

This is second to last installment over Ground/SEAD mission over Suursaari area. The general plan is laid out HERE if you like to read the general plan before googling the video. Typhoon is the thoroughbred, well at least the most … Continue reading

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Some heavy Breezes from North

Dassault Rafale is, in my humble opinion, the dark horse of the HX-campaign. Dassault does not toot their own horn that vigorously, but their product is top of the line. And If one considers JUST the interdiction/Close Air Support or … Continue reading

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Blind man’s bluff in Suursaari Casino

I have been very delighted about the amount of reads I have gotten from abroad concerning the HX-program and my installments about fighter action in Archipelago sea. As a err say public service I thought it might be wiser to … Continue reading

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Finland in Cold War vol I

Youtube treated me for an unexpectedly good generalization of Finland’s position in cold war era. I do realize it is hard to find Finland specific info about these things away from Finland. The video was product of the user/channel “Cold … Continue reading

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Finland, NATO and NBP9 problems

There are great differences between Baltic, Nordic Poland, or BNP9, countries. Baltic countries Estonia Lithuania and Latvia ha too little manpower and too small economies to have really 1st rate national defense, and they thus need NATO to bolster them … Continue reading

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Gripens penetrating Petersburg

This is instalment two of the HX FRP scenarios. It is a deep strike/OCA/interdiction mission into Neva and Tver. You can read the basic info from the link before. Also, SAAB’s bid had two SAAB’s “mini awacs” type of planes. … Continue reading

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Kolme eri 6,8mm patruunaa Ameriikan mailta.

Liitän tähän netistä kaappaamani juttelun uusista 6.8mm ehdokkaista US Armyn uudeksi kevytasepatruunaksi. Alkuperäinen artikkeli TÄÄLLÄ. Retostelen asiaa tarkkemmin luettuani. K’äytännössä ongelma on sama kuin Suomen RK-62 M 1-3 aseissa: terminaaliballistiikan tulee ohjata aseen kehitystä. USAn 6,8mm ohjelmat näyttävät tuottavan noin … Continue reading

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Some HX-fighter replacement program stuff in the middle.

Finnish national broadcasting corporation did two pieces of HX-replacement program yesterday. There was regular news story HERE and discussion and piece in current affairs program A-studio. These go hand in hand, sort of. What was really interresting was that discussion … Continue reading

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