Tag Archives: Patria

BAE to Establish Combat Vehicle Innovation Center for Collaboration With University of Melbourne

BAE Systems plans to establish an AMV35 vehicle innovation and manufacturing center in Australia that will facilitate collaboration with the engineering faculty of a nearby University of Melbourne campus. The creation of the facility, which will potentially be located at the Fishermans Bend technology hub, is dependent on the company’s bid to …

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BAE to Supply Naval Gun Tech for Finland’s Fast Attack Craft

Finland-based defense company Patria has awarded BAE Systems a contract to manufacture 40-millimeter naval gun systems for installation on the Finnish fast attack craft fleet. BAE said Tuesday it will produce and deliver Bofors 40 Mk4 naval guns to Finland’s navy and its Hamina-class vessels as part of a mid-life upgrade and overhaul initiative. Patria serves as the …

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Patria Orders $118M in Saab Systems for Finnish Navy Fast Attack Craft Modernization

Saab has received a potential $117.9 million order from Finland-based defense company Patria to provide various systems for integration into the Finnish navy’s fast attack crafts. The order is for the 9LV Combat Management System, 9LV Fire Control System with  the Ceros 200 fire control director and the Trackfire Remote Weapon Station, Saab said Thursday. Patria …

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BAE Systems, Milspec to Demo Offering for Australian Army’s Military Vehicle Replacement Program

Milspec Manufacturing will help demonstrate BAE Systems-built military vehicle which will be offered for an Australian army vehicle replacement program. BAE Systems said Friday the AMV35 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle, built alongside Patria, will be bid for the LAND 400 Phase 2 program established to replace the aging Australian Light Armored Vehicles. The company …

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Marand to Support BAE-Patria Team on Australia Land 400 Program Pursuit

BAE Systems has chosen tooling and engineering company Marand to support an industry team that will compete in a program to modernize the Australian army’s fleet of armored fighting vehicles. Marand seeks to provide a range of engineering services and cross-sector expertise for the production of AMV35 vehicles that BAE and bid partner Patria offered to the Land 400  combat reconnaissance vehicle …

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South Australia Eyes Single Integration Hub for Ground Combat Systems

The South Australian government looks to establish a defense technology center dedicated to integrating and supporting land combat systems for Australia’s military, the Lead South Australia reported Tuesday. Jim Plouffe writes Jay Weatherill, premier of South Australia state, said the proposed Land Integration and Innovation Center will be built at Edinburgh Parks and will …

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Patria Taps Esterline to Update Cockpit Avionics Platform on Finland Air Force's Hawk Aircraft

Finland-based aerospace company Patria has awarded an Esterline subsidiary a contract to update the cockpit avionics platform onboard the Finnish air force's fleet of BAE Systems-built Hawk trainer aircraft. Esterline CMC Electronics will integrate its Cockpit 4000 glass-based avionics suite with seven Hawk Mk51 planes under the contract, Esterline said Monday. …

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BAE Systems, Patria Submit AMV35 Vehicle for Australian Army Program

Prime contractor BAE Systems and its partner Patria have offered the AMV35 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle as part of their bid on phase 2 of the Australian army’s Land 400 Program. BAE said the vehicle integrates BAE Systems Hagglunds‘ E35 manned turret system and Patria’s Armored Modular Vehicle, which both support NATO missions. Glynn Phillips, CEO of BAE’s Australian …

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Report: Contractor Teams Form to Chase Australia’s $9B Fighting Vehicle Program

BAE Systems plans to team up with Patria to bid for Australia’s potential $9.28 billion armored fighting vehicle program, Defense News reported Sunday. Nigel Pittaway writes Boeing Defense Australia and Iveco-Oto Melara also plan to forge a partnership to participate in the Land 400 initiative. Australia wants to procure military-off-the-shelf combat reconnaissance vehicles, infantry fighting vehicles and …

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