Search results for: Hamina-class

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  • 21 August 2020
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Finnish Navy conducted its first torpedo firing in the Archipelago Sea with a TP45 torpedo borrowed from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) on 19 August.

  • 17 January 2020

    Patria, the Finnish state-controlled provider of defense, security and aviation life-cycle support services and technology solutions, has delivered the first modernized Hamina-class missile boat Tornio to the Finnish Defence Forces. Patria is the prime contractor selected by Finland’s defense ministry to coordinate the missile boat upgrades. The mid-life upgrade (MLU) project will see four vessels […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Finnish defense ministry has awarded Kongsberg Maritime a contract to deliver its ST2400 variable depth sonar (VDS) for the Hamina-class missile boats. The contract was awarded to Kongsberg as part of the Squadron 2000 mid-life upgrade (MLU) program which will extend the missile boats’ service life to the 2030s. This will ensure sufficient naval defense […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Finnish Navy’s Hamina-class missile boats will be receiving new Bofors 40 Mk4 naval guns delivered by BAE Systems under a contract with Finland’s Patria. Patria is the prime contractor selected by Finland’s defense ministry to coordinate the missile boat upgrades. “Finland is the third country to select our Bofors 40 Mk4, the result of growing interest […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Finland’s defense minister on December 19 authorized the country’s defense forces’ logistics command to sign contracts for the upgrade of Hamina-class fast attack missile craft (FAC). The authorization follows the signing of a letter of intent and a pre-design activities contract with Patria Aviation Ltd. in October this year. Finnish defense minister Jussi Niinistö has now […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Finnish defense forces have been cleared to sign a letter of intent and a pre-design activities contract with Patria for the upgrade of Hamina-class missile boats. The mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four vessels in the class will be performed as part of the Squadron 2000 upgrade program and will be worth around 199 million […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Finland has selected the Israel Aerospace Industries-developed Gabriel anti-ship missile to replace its current MTO85M system. The acquisition of the Israeli missile system was approved by the Finnish defense minister Jussi Niinistö on July 5. The IAI-delivered system will be known as SSM2020 in Finland and will be installed on Hamina-class missile boats and the new […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose is scheduled to visit Finland to take part in joint drills and attend the Finnish Navy’s centenary celebrations.  Prior to arriving to the Finnish port of Turku, Montrose will conduct two days of exercises in the Northern Baltic Sea. The exercise, which will start July 6, will be […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Finland is looking to acquire a total of $730 million worth of US-built missiles for its future multi-role corvettes and for the upgrade of its Hamina-class missile boats. The US State Department approved the possible sale on Monday, which, if realized, would be the first time Finland has bought either Harpoon or Evolved Seasparrow Missiles (ESSM). Finland […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Finland’s Patria has contracted Swedish defense contractor Saab for work on the Finnish Navy Squadron 2000 mid-life upgrade program. The contract awarded to Saab is worth SEK 960 million (approx. US$117.7 million) with deliveries set to start in 2018. According to Patria, the total value of the upgrade contract, without options, is around 170 million euros (approx. […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Finnish Navy is set to hold a fleet-wide exercise in the Gulf of Finland from May 22 to June 1. Named MTH-17 Lyydia, the exercise is arranged annually by the Finnish Navy for its naval and coastal units. Hämeenmaa-class minelayers, Rauma- and Hamina-class fast attack missile craft and Katanpää-class Mine Hunter Coastal Vessels, as […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    METU-16, the Finnish Navy’s annual firing exercise, will be held from August 22 to 26 and August 29 to September 2 in the Archipelago Sea and the Gulf of Finland, the navy has informed. Hämeenmaa-class minelayers, Katanpää-class Mine Hunter Coastal Vessels, Rauma- and Hamina-class fast attack missile craft, Pansio-class minelayer ferry, support vessels, firing command […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The two week long Northern Coast 2014 (NOCO14) exercise, arranged in August and September is the Finnish Navy’s main exercise this year.   The main aim of the Northern Coasts exercise is to improve the multinational interoperability between the participating troops. The shallow and shoaly waters along the Finnish coast offer challenging exercise conditions where […]