Saab has signed a contract with the Finnish Defence Forces for the delivery of combat training simulators to supplement the live training solutions already installed with the customer.
Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen has decided that negotiations to develop the high-level anti-aircraft capability of air defence will continue with two companies.
On 10 December 2021, the Government decided on the procurement of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II multi-role fighters, which will replace the capabilities of the Air Force’s Hornet fleet that will be phased out by 2030.
The Finnish Defence Forces has signed the agreement with Patria to acquire Patria 6×6 vehicles as a pre-series related to the joint 6×6 vehicle programme between Latvia, Finland, Estonia and Patria.
The Finnish Government has announced Lockheed Martin’s 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II is the aircraft selected from its HX Fighter Program.
The Finnish-Latvian joint 6×6 vehicle programme proceeds on schedule as Patria delivered the first Patria 6×6 armoured wheeled vehicles to Latvia.
The Army will acquire additional heavy 155 mm armoured howitzers to achieve better mobility, range and protection for artillery.
The Finnish Defence Forces Logistics Command has received the final quotations for the HX Programme from five fighter manufacturers.