Patria, Kongsberg To Pursue Major Combat Vehicle And Weapon System Program In Middle East

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  • 12:38 PM, January 12, 2015
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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.

 

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