Thursday, August 11, 2022

Topic: Finland

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...

Sweden to join international 6×6 armoured vehicle project

Finnish manufacturer Patria announced on Wednesday that Sweden has decided to join the research and development program of the common armoured 6x6 vehicle system (CAVS program).  The agreement was signed...

NATO practices air interoperability with Finland, Sweden amid Russia’s threats

NATO Allies and partners Finland and Sweden have had a week of intensive cooperation in the skies over Estonia in the just-concluded exercise Ramstein Alloy.  The regular NATO...

Slovakia to acquire Patria 8×8 armoured vehicles

Finnish defense company Patria has won a tender to supply new armoured wheeled vehicles for the Slovak Armed Forces. Patria will supply Slovakia with armoured wheeled vehicles as...

Finland to replace Soviet-era SVD sniper rifles

Finland has decided to replace Soviet-designed Dragunov and Tkiv 85 sniper rifles and procured of new Sako M23 sniper system for the infantry to increase the precision...

Finland to sign $11 million deal to upgrade Leopard 2 tanks

Finland's Ministry of Defense has authorized the Defense Forces to sign a deal with the German tank-maker Krauss-Maffei Wegmann to upgrade the fire control system of the Army’s...

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