Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Topic: Finland

Patria’s modern mortar system gets new superior feature

Finnish defense contractor Patria has announced that its modern mortar system has got a new superior feature - capable of both direct and indirect fire. This new outstanding feature...

U.S. Army to test Patria Nemo mortar system

Finnish defense contractor Patria has announced that It has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Army to conduct a turreted mortar feasibility study in the form...

Finland, Latvia to receive common armoured vehicle platform

Finnish defense contractor Patria has announced that it signed with Finland and Latvia agreement on developing common armoured vehicle system. The purpose of the product development agreement is to develop,...

Sale of F-35 stealth fighters to Finland approved

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced this week that the U.S. State Department recently approved the potential sale to Finland of more than $12.5 billion worth of...

AMVXP select for second phase of Bulgarian vehicle acquisition program

Patria's armoured combat vehicle AMVXP has been selected for the second phase of Bulgarian vehicle acquisition program based on a tender phase. The final decision on the...

Finland says Russian fighter jets violated airspace

On Tuesday, the Finnish Defense Ministry has reported that it suspected a Russian military aircraft had violated Finnish airspace over the Gulf of Finland. The ministry said two...

U.S. Army begins testing new self-propelled mortar system

The U.S. Army is testing the new 120mm self-propelled mortar system at the Yuma Proving Ground. During a test period at U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground in the...

Patria, Kongsberg to build U.S. Army’s future mortar system

Finnish aerospace and defense Patria Group, along with its partner Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, has announced that it will develop a new mortar system for the U.S....

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Ukraine in talks to buy 5.56mm assault rifles

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