Monday, December 5, 2022

Topic: Finland

U.S. State Department tells Congress of plans to sell Stinger missiles to Finland

The U.S. State Department recently approved the potential sale to Finland of FIM-92K Stinger missiles. The possible deal has an estimated value of $380 million. On December 1, 2017,...

Patria upgrade fleet of Finnish XA-180 armored vehicles

Finnish state-controlled Patria Group reported that it has completed the upgrade of a fleet of country's XA-180 armored vehicles. Patria said in a release that it has completed the...

Finland to buy more heavy howitzers amid Russia threat

The Finish Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen has approved the proposal by the Finnish Defence Forces to acquire additional K9 Thunder self-propelled howitzers from the South Korean...

U.S. approves selling ammunition for rocket launchers to Finland for $535 mln

The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of additional ammunition for Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) to Finland for about $535 million, the Defense Security...

Slovakia inks arms deal with Finland for AMVxp 8×8 vehicles

Slovakia and Finland with Patria have signed a comprehensive government-to-government (G2G) agreement to purchase 76 armored combat vehicles (ACV) from Patria. By signing the agreement between the Government...

US Navy amphibious assault ship arrives in Finland

The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, (LHD 3), flagship of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), with the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), arrived in...

For the first time, US Army conduct Bradley gunnery in Finland

Finnish and U.S. Soldiers train on the M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles at Niinisalo, Finland, for the first time.  According to a press release from 3rd Armored Brigade Combat...

NATO signs accession protocols for Finland and Sweden

NATO Ambassadors signed the Accession Protocols for Finland and Sweden at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday (5 July 2022), in the presence of Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto...

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