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Latvia agrees Stinger purchase from Denmark

22nd August 2017 - 16:00 GMT | by Uldduz Sohrabi in London


The Latvian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has agreed to acquire an undisclosed number of Stinger air defence systems from the Danish Armed Forces, it was announced on 22 August.

The deal with the Danish MoD is expected to be complete in the first half of 2018, which is when Latvia expects to receive the missiles together with the launcher systems.

A Latvian MoD official was not able to disclose to Shephard the quantity of systems that will be supplied, or the value of the deal. 

Latvia’s planned spending this year for the development of reconnaissance, airspace surveillance and anti-air defence

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Uldduz Sohrabi


Uldduz Sohrabi

Uldduz Sohrabi is a freelance reporter for Shephard Media.

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