Patria and KONGSBERG have signed an agreement to pursue together a major combat vehicle and weapon system program in the Middle East region.
Patria's AMV 8x8 wheeled armoured vehicle and Nemo 120 mm turreted mortar are already in use in the Middle East.
“Together with KONGSBERG we are a strong competitor with outstanding performance, skills and solutions, enabling us to offer the state of the art systems for next generation soldiers”, said Mika Kari, President of Patria’s Land business unit was quoted as saying by ASDNews.
“This is a strategic partnership - combining each company’s unique strengths and expertise as well as our best practices means we can build even better solutions to future markets”, says Espen Henriksen, President of Kongsberg Protech Systems.
Patria Aviation and RUAG Aviation has signed a Teaming Agreement to deliver life cycle support for the F/A-18 fleets of the Finnish and Swiss air forces. The Finnish Ministry of Defence and the Swiss Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports have agreed to study the impacts of the worldwide F/A-18 sundown programmes that will progressively affect the Finnish and Swiss fleets
Patria and NH Industries (NHI) have signed a NH90 Service Center Agreement enhancing their co-operation in the helicopter life-cycle support services. Through this agreement, Patria gets an official status to act as NHI authorized Nordic NH90 Service Center in Finland, Sweden and Norway in the agreed perimeter of activities
Patria has unveiled its top notch, armoured wheeled vehicle concept at DSEI 2013 show in London. The new vehicle concept is built on experience and verified solutions based on the Patria AMV, which has been the unrivalled market leader of modern 8x8 AWVs for the last decade with nearly 1400 units contracted, selected by seven different nations and combat proven in real mission environment
The Swedish Armed Forces Logistics, FMLOG, has selected Patria as the prime supplier of technical systems and maintenance support for the Swedish Armed Forces’ helicopters. The contract is an expansion of the current technical services and support agreement with the Swedish Armed Forces
Patria Nemo 120 mm mortar system has been selected as weaponry for LAV II vehicles delivered by General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada as an FMS project by the US Government. Patria and Mecar S
Over the next few years, the Swedish armed forces will receive 113 armored wheeled vehicles. Following an international competitive tender, FMV has now decided to give the order to the Finnish company Patria Land & Armament Oy
Finnish state owned company Patria announced a plan to privatize a portion of the company by selling it to Kongsberg, a partially state-owned defense company in Norway. "The competition authorities have granted their approval concerning sale by State of Finland of 49
Kongsberg has received orders to the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) program valued 190 million Kroners (US $27 million). The orders with the US Army are for engineering support activities and production preparation for a Low Profile CROWS configuration, the company said in a statement Monday
Kongsberg announced today that has signed a contract worth 168 MNOK ($19 Million) to supply communications equipment and integrate this into Norways NASAMS air defence system. This includes equipment for secure IP communications between all elements in NASAMS
Falling oil prices have not deterred Middle East countries from spending on defense procurement. UAE announced AED 18
Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) announced today that it has signed a new satellite support contract with a total value of $220 million with the European Space Agency for operational support related to the Sentinel satellites in the Copernicus program. KSAT has signed an extension to the existing contract for ground station support for the sentinel satellites in the European Copernicus program
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