Saab Selected as Major Supplier for Finnish Navy’s Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade Program

Defence and security company Saab has been contracted by Patria as one of the major suppliers across the Finnish Navy Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade programme. Patria has the prime role for the total programme, which includes refurbishment and upgrade of four Hamina-class fast attack crafts. Saab’s order value amounts to approximately SEK 960 million with deliveries starting from 2018. Saab will supply the 9LV Combat Management System (CMS), the 9LV Fire Control System (FCS) including the Ceros 200 fire control director and the Trackfire Remote Weapon Station (RWS). Patria has…

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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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