Friday, February 12, 2021

Topic: Finland

Finland to buy counter-artillery radars

Minister of Defense Jussi Niinisto has authorized Finnish Defense Forces' Logistics Command on January 11, 2018 to acquire counter-battery radars. In a statement made Friday, the Finnish Ministry...

Patria details development of unmanned vehicles for support and combat missions

Finland’s Patria gave further details of the development of the new unmanned vehicles for reconnaissance, support and combat missions on Patria AMV 8×8 bases. According to a company's statement, autonomy and...

Latvian Armed Forces to purchase new SISU GTP 4×4 armoured vehicles

Latvia's Ministry of Defense decided to purchase SISU GTP 4x4 light and medium-range tactical vehicles produced by Finnish truck manufacturing company Sisu Auto, according to Delfi.lv citing...

Israel’s IAF wins tender for Finnish anti-ship missile systems

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has won a tender worth USD189 million (162 million euros) from the Finnish Navy. According to the statement of Finland's defence ministry, IAI has won a public tender...

Patria demonstrates AMV’s live-fire capabilities in Bulgaria

Finland’s Patria has demonstrated the AMV modern armoured wheeled vehicle's capabilities to the Bulgarian Army at the military polygon "Zmeevo". It involved a live-fire demonstration of the Patria AMV...

EA-18G Growler makes its first Finland display debut

Boeing said in a statement that the EA-18G Growler will be showcased at the Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Air Show. Boeing and the U.S. Navy will exhibit the...

Finland receives first K9 Thunder self-propelled artillery systems

The Finnish Defence Forces Media Service announced on 8 February that the first K9-Thunder self-propelled artillery systems arrived in Finland. According to a report by Finnish Defence Forces Media Service,...

Patria signs contract for mid-life upgrade of Hamina Class fast attack craft

Patria has signed an agreement with the Finnish Defence Forces on the mid-life upgrade and overhaul of the Finnish Defence Forces’ Hamina Class fast attack craft. The...

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