Over the Ice

Flexibility is key to success. Photo: Mats Nyström, Försvarsmakten. The most popular tourist attraction in Helsinki is Suomenlinna, the Swedish built fortress of Sveaborg [Sveaborg]. The fortress was built over eight islands and had walls 10 m thick. It was built to protect the harbour of Helsinki from a Russian attack from the sea. Helskinki […]

On territorial defence

by Andrew Wallace Resumé Territorial units such as the proposed territorial battalions and the current military regions have their advantages and disadvantages. This article looks at some of those advantages and disadvantages from  a manoeuvrer warfare perspective. I argue that local territorial knowledge is not as great an advantage as it was in the past. […]