As a part of the joint 6×6 automobile growth programme, a demo tour was held in Latvia in Could, the place the Patria 6×6 automobile was offered dwell to the Latvian Armed Forces and Minister of Defence. On the occasion, the Latvian Armed Forces examined the mobility, options, and functionality of the automobile beneath circumstances that correspond to precise operations and utilization of the automobile. Greater than 100 individuals of the Latvian Armed Forces obtained probability take a look at the automobile, in addition to take a look at the automobile’s loading capability for particular functions. Additionally, the representatives of the Finnish Ministry of Defence and the Finnish Defence Forces attended the occasion.

“The Patria 6×6 automobile obtained wonderful suggestions and we’re happy to have been in a position to current the automobile concretely and show our speech and guarantees of all its high options to be true. The automobile has been confirmed to be very appropriate for this joint programme and we’re proud to be concerned in it”, says Jussi Järvinen, President of Patria’s Land enterprise unit.


The joint automobile growth program has aroused curiosity in different nations as nicely. “This system is open to different nations with the mutual consent of the collaborating nations. Basically, this widespread automobile system will enhance the mobility, cost-effectiveness, interoperability, and safety of provide of armies within the collaborating nations”, confirms Järvinen.

Latvian Armed Forces Take a look at Patria 6×6 Armoured Wheeled Car Platform (Photograph by Latvijas Armija)

The demo tour culminated within the Business Day, with the Latvian corporations’ industrial community, which has a vital position within the automobile programme. Safety of provide, together with native business participation, is a pure a part of Patria’s enterprise mannequin to allow a cheap provide chain which advantages all concerned events. Finland and Latvia have agreed on a joint collaborative growth programme to enhance the mobility of the military to which Patria 6×6 was chosen as a automobile platform. The purpose of this joint programme has been to develop a typical armored wheeled automobile system, together with numerous variations and assist system.

Presently, the programme is within the Analysis and Growth (R&D) part, which suggests engineering and growth work, in order that the fundamental automobile platform, variations and the overall system, together with the assist system, are to be developed additional in keeping with the precise wants of collaborating nations. At this part, the automobile has additionally been efficiently examined with many alternative functionality exams, together with difficult winter circumstances in Lapland, Latvian surroundings, and the general usability of the automobile.

Latvian Armed Forces Test Patria 6×6 Armoured Wheeled Vehicle Platform
Latvian Armed Forces Take a look at Patria 6×6 Armoured Wheeled Car Platform (Photograph by Latvijas Armija)

Patria is a world supplier of defence, safety and aviation life cycle assist companies, pilot coaching and expertise options. Patria supplies its aerospace and navy prospects with gear availability, steady efficiency growth in addition to chosen intelligence, surveillance and administration system services. Patria’s mission is to provide its prospects confidence in all circumstances, and the imaginative and prescient is to be the #1 accomplice for essential operations on land, sea and air. Patria has a number of places 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%). Patria owns 50% of Norwegian Nammo, and collectively these three corporations type a number one Nordic defence partnership.