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Estonia renews Milrem support contract

19th January 2018 - 12:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Estonia's Centre for Defence Investment has renewed its contract with Milrem for support of the Patria XA-180 and XA-188 armoured vehicles, it was announced on 17 January.

Milrem, part of the Patria Group, received the original four year contract in October 2013, with an option for renewal for a further four years. This contract will now run through to the beginning of 2022.

Under the contract, Milrem provides lifecycle management services including repair and maintenance for the XA-188 and XA-180 fleet.

Margus Padjus, head of the Armament Procurement Bureau, Centre for Defence Investment, said: ‘The renewal of this contract shows that close cooperation can lead to the best results in meeting the needs of the Estonian defence forces.

‘All parties to the contract - the Centre for Defence Investment, the Estonian Defence Forces and Milrem are interested in continuing to work together to provide the best possible support to the units of the defence forces.’

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