Latitude: 64° 11' 40" N Longitude: 27° 42' 47" E
Area use / Military Branches: Active
Kajaani is homebase of the Kainuu Brigade http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a4/KAIPR_joukko-osastotunnus.svg with the main part of the brigade at Kajaani and smaller parts at Oulu, Kuopio and Joensuu.
The Kainuu Bde Kainuu trains the Army's regular and regional troops and the Borderguard. The Bde is also responsible for the national defence in its AOR, for reservist personnel related matters and for special training of conscript wintersports athletes.
Kainuu Bde build-up:
- Jaeger Battalion with a Recon and 3 Jaeger Companies
- Artillery Regiment with a Forward Observing & Signals Battery, 2 Artillery Batteries and a Mortar Company
- Engineers Battalion with 2 Engineer Companies
- North Finland Signals Battalion with an Hq and 2 Signals Companies
- Logistic Battalion with a Supply and a Transportation Company
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