Finnish Ministry of Defence authorizes pilot training with Patria Aviation

Finnish Ministry of Defence has announced the authorization of a service agreement to procure preliminary and basic pilot training services with Patria Aviation, the ministry said.

The ministry authorized a procurement contract with Patria to obtain services, including maintenance of aircraft required for the training.

The procurement that is part of the air defence development programme and the devel-opment of pilot training focuses on the Vinka and Grob fleets.

The overall value of the procurement is about EUR 6.3 million and includes a service contract for 1.1.–31.8.2020 and an option for 1.9. –31.12.2020.

Patria Plc is a Finnish provider of defence, security and aviation life-cycle support services and technology solutions.