Finmark 7th Jager Company
The far Northern Reaches of Norway is home to the Kirkenes region, a frigid collection of forest and tundra that is covered in snow at least 8 months a year. The Finnmark Regiment has a special guerrilla force known as the 7th Jaeger Company whose mision is to stay behind enemy lines and disrupt their forces and operations.
The 7th Jaeger Company is broken down into four platoons (
), a command/ Mortar tropp and 3 rifleman tropps, with each tropp broken down further into three eight-man teams. These teams are designed to be highly mobile in able to better exploite enemy weaknesses and mistakes. Jaeger members move around the snow-covered region on white Yamaha snowmobiles or cross-country skis carrying a wide assortment of weapons. Drivers are equipped with
Soldiers in the unit are trained to not only survive in the snow and cold, but to fight. Members are experts in weapons and supplies caching techniques, each unit is expected to be able to fight for two weeks without resupply. In the event a resupply or relocation is needed the 7th Jaegers calls upon the Bell 412 helicopters of the Royal Norwegian Air Force. When opportunity arises the soldiers are alsoo able to call in air support from the Air Force's F-16's.
In addition to their mobility and surprise, the 7th Jaegers are a wide range of weapons they can use in strikes and raids. The HK G-3 assault rifle is carried with a specially mounted 40mm grenade launcher, as is the HK MP5 9mm submachine gun. Snipers are equipped with either a Våpensmia A/S NM-149 Sniper Rifle or a 12.7mm/.50 cal rifle. Heavy weapons include Gustav 84mm antitank rocket, ERYX antitank missiles, Stinger Antiaircraft missiles, and RO L-16 81mm mortars.