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Kaikkonen hints that it is too early to talk about Hornet fighters

Mar 23, 2023

Finnish Defense Minister Antti Kaikkonen has confirmed that Ukraine has received signals of interest in American Hornet fighter jets, which are in service in Finland, but the country is not yet ready to discuss it.

This was reported by Yle.


Kaikkonen noted that the Ukrainian side had indeed approached the Ministry of Defense and hoped to discuss the Hornets issue, but hinted that Finland was not yet ready to discuss the aircraft.

"We still need Hornets for ourselves in the next few years," Kaikkonen said.

Author - Olena Madiak, 23/03/2023

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