Finnish Defence Forces To Order Pre-series Joint 6×6 Wheeled Armored Vehicle Programme
The Finnish Defence Forces (Puolustusvoimat) has signed the settlement with Patria to accumulate Patria 6×6 automobiles as a pre-series associated to the joint 6×6 car programme between Latvia, Finland, Estonia and Patria. The pre-series automobiles shall be in take a look at use of the Finnish Defence Forces earlier than the ultimate serial order indicated by the Letter of Intent signed on the finish of August 2021.
The joint programme is progressing as deliberate. In Latvia, the primary automobiles are already in use and serial manufacturing is underway. Finland has made the choice concerning the pre-series automobiles, and Sweden is getting ready to hitch the programme. The joint 6×6 programme has arose curiosity and is open to different international locations with mutual consent of the taking part international locations.
“With pre-series testing, the shopper can get acquainted with the car, its utilization and working options comprehensively beforehand, thus guaranteeing the fluent and efficient institution of operational readiness when the serial order deliveries start. All three automobiles shall be delivered to the shopper in summer season 2022”, says Jussi Järvinen, Government Vice President, Finland Division of Patria.
Patria is a world supplier of defence, safety and aviation life cycle help providers, pilot coaching and know-how options. Patria offers its aerospace and navy clients with gear availability, steady efficiency growth in addition to chosen intelligence, surveillance and administration system services and products. Patria’s mission is to offer its clients confidence in all circumstances, and the imaginative and prescient is to be the #1 associate for crucial operations on land, sea and air. Patria has a number of areas together with Finland, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Estonia and Spain. Patria employs 3,000 professionals. Patria is owned by the State of Finland (50.1%) and Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (49.9%).
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