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Finnish-Latvian vehicle system to focus on mobility and cost-efficiency

13th February 2020 - 16:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Finland and Latvia are increasing joint efforts to improve their land forces' capabilities, via a collaborative programme to develop a common armoured wheeled vehicle system.

Both countries are focusing on producing a platform that will provide mobility allied to cost-efficiency.

Col Rainer Peltoniemi, inspector of infantry at the Finnish Army Command, said that technical discussions between Finland and Latvia showed they have similar capability needs. 

'We require enhanced mobility for our land troops, and great potential has been identified in meeting this requirement through cooperation,' Peltoniemi told Shephard. Besides mobility, transportability and an amphibious capability are among the main Finnish

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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