Sweden To Join Finnish-led Patria Common Armoured Vehicle System Programme
Sweden has formally introduced its want to affix the Finnish-led CAVS programme (Widespread Armoured Car System), which can also be open to different international locations with the mutual consent of the taking part international locations. The programme started in 2019 as a multinational cooperation between Finland, Latvia and Estonia. The programme progressed to the analysis and product improvement section with Latvia in autumn 2020. Finland and Latvia along with Patria have signed a Body Settlement for a manufacturing section administration of the joint 6×6 armoured automobile system. Inside this settlement the events concerned can train joint procurement administration, reaching technical and financial advantages from the general procurement scope of the programme.
“This milestone is important for the entire programme. In depth cooperation and community between international locations will enhance the mobility, cost-effectiveness, cooperation capabilities and upkeep capability of the taking part international locations. As well as, the results of this programme is a really cost-effective resolution for taking part international locations,” says Jussi Järvinen, President of Patria’s Land Enterprise Unit.
Latvia ordered the primary greater than 200 personnel provider armoured autos in August 2021, of which Patria delivered the primary autos to Latvia on the finish of October. In flip, the Finnish Ministry of Defence and Patria have signed a letter of intent on ordering 160 new personnel provider autos for Finland in 2023. Finland and Patria in flip signed a Letter of Intent on the forthcoming serial order of Finland. The joint programme is open to different international locations with the mutual consent of the taking part international locations. Normally, this frequent automobile system will enhance the mobility, cost-effectiveness, interoperability, and safety of provide of armies within the taking part international locations.
The Patria 6×6 automobile combines all of the confirmed options of Patria XA and AMV autos. It’s simplified, dependable and designed to satisfy the best necessities of consumers. Its succesful off-road mobility is assured by an environment friendly energy unit and the impartial suspension acquainted from Patria AMV automobile. Because of the spacious inside and well-defined features, the automobile is simple to function and to coach. Patria is a global supplier of defence, safety and aviation life cycle assist providers, pilot coaching and expertise options. Patria offers its aerospace and army prospects with gear availability, steady efficiency improvement in addition to chosen intelligence, surveillance and administration system services and products. 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 firms kind a number one Nordic defence partnership.
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