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A mechanic in green overalls examining the cockpit of a Hornet. Photo by Finnish Defence Forces.

The 3rd Logistics Regiment

The 3rd Logistics Regiment, one of the Defence Forces Logistics Command’s three logistics regiments, supports the administrative units of the Defence Forces and the Border Guard in the organisation of logistics and support in all states of readiness.

In cooperation with its partners, the Regiment constitutes the Defence Forces’ logistics service network in northern Finland. As a special feature, the Regiment provides materiel resupply and maintenance services for military aviation.

The Regiment stores combat equipment, carries out maintenance tasks, supports, if needed, troops in the organisation of logistics, participates in the assistance provided for other authorities and in the organisation of support for international exercises. As a special feature, the Regiment provides materiel resupply and maintenance services for military aviation.  

The 3rd Logistics Regiment consists of a Headquarters, Air Systems Depot, North Finland Storage Section and North Finland Security Unit. The Regiment Headquarters is located in Jyväskylä. The Regiment operates in 6 localities. The Regiment has appr. 260 employees.