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Finland to procure fire control system upgrade kits

29th November 2018 - 10:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command has received a mandate from the Finnish Ministry of Defence (MoD) to conclude a contract with the US government to procure fire control system upgrade kits, the MoD announced 23 November.

The Universal Fire Control System upgrade kits will enable the use of new munitions with a heavy rocket launcher.

This is a joint procurement with the US that will see Finland procure approved upgrade kits of the fire control system in production.

The kits will be manufactured by Lockheed Martin in the US, and deliveries will start in 2020.

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