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Report: Finland Plans Multirole Fighter Aircraft Procurement

Report: Finland Plans Multirole Fighter Aircraft Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Report: Finland Plans Multirole Fighter Aircraft Procurement - top government contractors - best government contracting eventFinland is seeking a contractor to provide a replacement for the country’s F/A-18 Hornet aircraft slated for retirement beginning in 2025, Reuters reported Friday.

The report said possible candidates to replace the current Finnish fighter aircraft include Boeing, Lockheed Martin and a consortium of Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo.

The Finnish government looks to buy 64 multirole jets and Reuters estimates the contract’s value will be in the $9 billion-12 billion range.

Interested offerors can submit price quotations through early 2019, the report noted.

Finland expects to hand down a decision sometime in 2021.

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