According to the decision of the Administrative Court of Stockholm announced in November the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has conducted the armoured wheeled vehicle tender in accordance with the act on public procurement.
Patria has received a confirmation from the FMV that the contract signed in August now has entered into force.
Patria will deliver 113 AMV armoured wheeled vehicles to the Swedish Defence Forces. Additionally the contract includes an option for another 113 vehicles. The total value of the contract is some EUR 250 million.
"The contract being legal now has a significant importance for Patria’s future. Patria AMV vehicle is an international state of the art product and Patria’s competence and professionalism in the defence industry is being recognised”, says Mr Seppo Seppälä, President of Patria Land & Armament Oy.
Patria AMV was launched to the market in 2004, and until now Patria has some 1400 vehicles contracted to among others Finland, Poland and now also to Sweden.