Friday, February 12, 2021

Topic: Finland

U.S. Army shows interest in modern Finnish turreted mortar system

Finnish aerospace and defense Patria Group has confirmed that the U.S. Army is showing interest in its modern turreted 120 mm mortar weapon system. As noted by the company,...

NATO conducts live-fly training flights over Baltic

On April 20 and 21, air forces from four Allies and two Partners and a NATO E-3A AWACS plane conducted live-fly training flights in segregated training areas...

Lockheed Martin awarded $99M for air-launched cruise missiles for U.S. allies

The U.S. Department of Defense said that Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $99 million contract for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) Foreign Military Sales production...

Finnish F/A-18 Hornets intercept Russian planes flying above the Gulf of Finland

Finland scrambled F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets on Monday to intercept Russian planes it said was flying over the Gulf of Finland near its border. The Finnish Air Force...

Patria targets at new 6X6 armoured personnel carrier markets

Finnish defense company Patria released a plan to strengthen efforts to expand its profile in export markets. New and older technology shook hands in Parolannummi in March, when...

U.S. Navy receive approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland

The U.S. Department of Defense has authorized the U.S. Navy and Boeing to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Boeing has announced on 18 February that the U.S. Government...

Saab offers Gripen fighter aircraft to Finland

Swedish defense technology company Saab announced on 30 January that it is submitted its proposal for the Finnish HX fighter procurement to the Finnish defense procurement agency,...

Finland scrambles fighter jets to intercept Russian aircraft

Finnish Air Force F/A-18 fighter jets intercepted two Russian Air Force Sukhoi SU-27 fighters approaching Finland's airspace on 24 January. According to a statement, a Finnish Air...

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U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter receives symbolic graphic

The U.S. Air Force has announced that after about six months of designing and planning, the 104th Fighter Wing’s flagship F-15C Eagle, tail number...

U.S. Army prepares to test-fire new precision strike missile

The U.S. Army is continuing preparations to test-fire a new surface-to-surface missile intended to destroy targets with precision accuracy, according to a Tuesday announcement...