Patria attends Vertical Flight Expo, which is the largest helicopter event in Europe, held on 5-7th November in Farnborough. Patria will showcase its helicopter life-cycle support services covering a full range of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and supply services for helicopters, their components and equipment as well as helicopter upgrades and modifications. As FAA and EASA 145 repair station, Patria is a one-stop shop for comprehensive helicopter maintenance for Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter and Leonardo, as well as NHI NH90 Nordic Service Center. The stand is H19 at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre.

Serving a wide range of customers, Patria offers on location MRO support to provide increased helicopter availability, and to boost its mission flexibility, also capabilities for modifying new and used helicopters are offered. One of the strengths is also the capability to provide on demand supply of components, spare parts and manpower. The helicopter operations are located in Finland, Norway and Sweden. The customer base includes defense forces, police and other public operators as well as private helicopter operators. Patria’s helicopter units have been key players in the helicopter maintenance business since 1947.

Further information:

Jukka Holkeri, President, International Support Partnerships, phone + 358 40 869 2008, [email protected]

Patria is an international provider of defence, security and aviation life cycle support services, pilot training and technology solutions. Patria provides its aerospace and military customers with equipment availability, continuous performance development as well as selected intelligence, surveillance and management system products and services. Patria’s mission is to give its customers confidence in all conditions, and the vision is to be the #1 partner for critical operations. Patria has several locations including Finland, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Estonia and Spain. Net sales totaled EUR 476.1 million in 2018, and Patria employs 2,800 professionals. Patria is owned by the State of Finland (50.1%) and Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (49.9%). Patria owns 50% of Norwegian Nammo, and together these three companies form a leading Nordic defence partnership.