Patria participates in the Adriatic Sea Defense & Aerospace (ASDA) exhibition held in Zadar, Croatia 3-5 May 2023. In the event, Patria highlights from its Through life capability offering the new Patria OPTIME concept and from its Protected mobility and defence systems offering a virtual display of its vehicles Patria AMV XP 8x8 and Patria 6x6. Patria SONAC ACS acoustic mine sweep and Patria CANDL data link solutions will be showcased of the Battlefield and critical systems offering. Patria’s stand location is booth 317.

Extreme conditions embedded - Patria’s offering at ASDA

Patria creates seamless defence systems for those who want to have the advantage in every situation and provide superior solutions to enhance operational capabilities in all conditions. Reliable performance combined with the unique security of supply experience, makes Patria the trusted partner.

Patria OPTIME is a modular service and data-driven model that is always tailored and scaled according to the needs of the customer – from a single fleet to broader combination of fleets in different operating environments on land, at sea and in the air.  Patria OPTIME covers a broad range of services and solutions impacting the fleet availability, such as fleet maintenance, upgrade and modification projects and needed integrations in the later stages of the lifecycle as well as supply chain management and training services. It combines top-notch engineering expertise with efficient data utilization in a unique way for the sustainment of military equipment.

Patria AMV XP 8x8 is a state-of-the-art modular, and robust armoured wheeled vehicle providing superior firepower, protection, and mobility. Our combat proven AMV family has gained experience from various operations and has become the trusted solution to protecting nations and soldiers. Patria AMV XP 8x8 vehicle was recently selected for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force as their next Wheeled Armoured Personnel Carrier 8x8 vehicle under the WAPC programme.

Patria 6x6 vehicle is modular and high-performance, but at the same time simple, robust and affordable to provide this tactical capability in larger fleet quantities. It provides modern protection and extreme mobility. Patria 6x6 is perfect for any combat support roles. It is built on the heritage of the legendary Patria XA series as well as on the success of Patria AMV 8x8 that have become an iconic part of the various peacekeeping and crises management missions and transporting soldiers.

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. Patria SONAC ACS sweeps effectively both legacy sea mines and modern sea mines with advanced acoustic triggering.

Patria CANDL provides a single data link solution for 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.


For further information:

Hugo Vanbockryck, Senior Vice President, Market Area Europe, Patria, 
tel.+32 471 98 91 01, [email protected]

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Patria is an international provider of defence, security and aviation life cycle support services, technology solutions and pilot training. 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, the Netherlands, Estonia, Latvia and Spain. Patria employs over 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.