Patria attends the international defence exhibition IDEB on 10-12th May 2022 in Bratislava, Slovakia. Patria’s stand is 203 in the Hall D. Patria offers a wide range of state-of-the-art defence systems as well as lifecycle support services to both Land vehicle and Aviation fleets as manufacturer-authorized service centers.

Patria will supply Slovakia with armoured wheeled vehicles for the BOV 8x8 programme and contribute to the creation of new jobs in Slovakia. Patria AMVXP 8x8 has been thoroughly tested and qualified by the Slovakian Armed Forces and the vehicle system exceeds both Slovakia’s national and NATO requirements. The vehicle provides state-of-the-art performance to military operations. Patria is prepared for wide-scale technology transfer and local manufacturing in the Slovakian 8x8 program.

Patria’s lifecycle service offering covers maintenance support to a vast variety of platforms, including UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and F-16 Fighter jets, which are the Slovakian Armed Forces’ core platforms in coming decades. Patria’s lifecycle services are typically provided in collaboration with local partners, thus ensuring domestic industrial development, customer in-country readiness and security of supply requirements.

Patria’s wide offering at IDEB

Patria AMVXP 8x8 is an extremely modern, modular and robust armoured wheeled vehicle providing superior fire power, protection and mobility. Patria AMVXP has fully digitalized vehicle data and control systems. For Slovakia Patria AMVXP will be provided with EVPU 30mm turra. The combination is showcased at IDEB.

Patria Strategic Partnership Concept is a concept proven to enable a trusted and close co-operation between industry and defence in peace, crisis and ultimately also during war time. The concept is delivered to defence forces together with Patria’s local partners ensuring local industrial capability creation in long-term and making sure all country specific security of supply requirements are fulfilled.

Patria MUSCL is a passive radar system providing resilient, covert and easily deployable air surveillance in standalone mode as well as in networked mode using multiple MUSCL stations. The system provides affordable area and point surveillance for various applications such as military air surveillance, border control, critical infrastructure protection and drone detection.

Patria ARIS and Patria ARIS-E are remotely operable ELINT systems for interception, recording and analysis of modern and increasingly complex signal environment.

Patria CRAWLR is a cyber intelligence software product providing targeted and discrete information gathering from a wide range of sources, including websites, social media and the dark web.

Patria CANDL provides a single data link solution for secure (?) communications requiring high reliability, such as UAS payload data and C2. It enables air-to-air and air-to-ground Ad Hoc Networking as well as relaying for BLOS capability, thus enabling capabilities such as MUMT - Manned Unmanned Teaming - and LVC - Live Virtual Constructive - training.

Patria SONAC DTS is an ASW Sonar system offering both active and passive modes of operation with two separate wet-end sub-systems, VDS and TAS, which can be used simultaneously.

Patria SONAC ACS acoustic mine sweep is specially designed for sweeping influence mines with advanced acoustic triggering. Its compact, lightweight size is designed for use with unmanned craft.

Further information:

Hugo Vanbockryck, SVP, Market Area Europe, Patria, tel. +32 471 989101, [email protected]

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IDEB 2022

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 on land, sea and air. Patria has several locations including Finland, Sweden, Norway, Belgium, Estonia, the Netherlands and Spain. Patria employs 3,000 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.