Patria attends the international defence equipment and services exhibition Hemus on 1-4th June 2022 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Patria’s stand is V-6. Patria showcases Patria AMVXP 8x8 infantry fighting vehicle offered to Bulgaria. The vehicle is fully compliant with NATO standards and incorporates advanced technology systems that fully meet the requirements of the Bulgarian Land Forces. At the event Patria AMVXP 8x8 is equipped with the Elbit Systems 30mm manned turret system. The configuration has been successfully tested in Finland and is ready for field tests by the Bulgarian Land Forces.

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Patria’s offering at Hemus

Patria AMVXP 8x8 is an extremely modern, modular and robust armoured wheeled vehicle providing superior protection, mobility and firepower. It has fully digitalized vehicle data and control systems.

Patria 6x6 is a modular and high-performance, yet at the same time simple, robust and affordable vehicle for peacekeeping and crises management missions and for transporting soldiers. It provides modern protection and extreme mobility. Patria 6x6 is perfect for any combat support roles.

Patria Strategic Partnership Concept is proven to enable a trusted and close cooperation between industry and defence in peace, crisis and ultimately also during war time. The concept focuses on sustainment solutions and 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 Nemo is a turreted, lightweight and remote-controlled 120 mm mortar system with a high level of mobility, protection and accuracy. Patria Nemo is capable of both direct and indirect fire, even when the platform is on the move, which significantly increases survivability. Patria Nemo features modular design and therefore it guarantees maximum flexibility and capability for further upgrades for diverse requirements to meet the specific needs of modern warfare and threats in changing environment. Patria Nemo can easily be integrated into most of the modern 6x6 and 8x8 vehicles, as well as on vessels. Patria Nemo can be used for self-defence and various indirect fire missions. Impressive fire support and rapid response with high crew protection – all in one.

Patria at Hemus event

Further information:

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

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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 Nammo, and together these three companies form a leading Nordic defence partnership.