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Finland to order practice rockets from US

5th February 2018 - 15:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command is set to sign a contract with the US government to procure training munitions, the Finnish Ministry of Defence announced on 1 February.

The order will include Lockheed Martin's Low Cost Reduced Range Practice Rockets (LCRRPR) and a related package of technical information.

The LCRRPR is a practice rocket fired by the Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) launcher.

The procurement is a part of the overall development of the joint battle system for the Finnish defence forces, with a total value of around $7.72 million.

The munitions will be delivered in 2019.

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