The Finnish Defence Forces signed a $16.2m (Skr152m) contract with Saab for fight coaching simulators.
The contract includes upgrading the Finnish navy coaching facility in Pori brigade and modernising its tools. The scope of labor will even embrace upgrading different particular person simulators inside eight separate troop items.
Saab booked the order within the first quarter of 2022.
As soon as full, the improve will allow the Finnish Defence Forces to make use of the simulators for coaching till 2032.
Defence Command of Finnish Defence Forces Coaching Division (J7) assistant chief of workers Colonel Kari Pietiläinen stated: “This contract supplies the Finnish Defence Forces with an additional enhanced dwell coaching functionality, which can allow us to enhance the capabilities of the Defence Forces, each inside the nationwide border, in addition to in multinational collaborations with companions.”
Saab Coaching and Simulation head Åsa Thegström stated: “Our modern and versatile coaching options will safe Finland’s coaching functionality for the subsequent decade, permitting them to coach with the very best diploma of realism.”
Headquartered in Sweden, Saab is an aerospace and defence firm specialising in delivering superior methods in aeronautics, weapons, command and management, sensors, and underwater methods.
The corporate’s coaching portfolio contains dwell coaching options, dwell hearth coaching, digital coaching, and coaching providers.
Final month, Denmark signed a 15-year framework settlement with Saab for dwell coaching options. The settlement will enable the Danish forces to position orders and procure the mandatory tools for dwell coaching options.