Hamina-class fast attack missile crafts to be upgraded and equipped with a torpedo weapon system

The Finnish Defence Forces’ Logistics Command received a mandate, on 19.12.2017, from Defence Minister Jussi Niinistö to sign contracts on the upgrade of the Hamina-class fast attack missile crafts (FAC). The Finnish Defence Forces’ Logistics Command received a mandate to sign a contract with Patria Aviation Ltd. which will bear the principle responsibility for the upgrade. As a part of the upgrade, a torpedo weapon system will be procured from Saab Dynamics Ab. The overall value of the upgrade is EUR 223 million. The upgrade process is expected to generate…

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Patria and the Finnish Defence Forces prepare for the Hamina Class fast attack craft modernization

Defence Minister Jussi Niinistö has authorized the Finnish Defence Forces to sign a Letter of Intent and Pre-design Activities Contract with Patria concerning the Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU). The MLU ensures and develops the mission capability of the Finnish Navy including its ability to protect sea traffic. The procurement decision for this Letter of Intent and Pre-design Activities Contract is made to secure preconditions for the project to proceed in schedule. The value of this contract is approximately one million euros without VAT. The entire Mid-Life Upgrade is estimated…

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