At IDEX 2019 Patria is showcasing Patria AMV 8x8 with Patria Nemo 120 mm mortar system turret equipped with 120 mm smoothbore mortar and Fire Management System. In addition, Patria AMVXP armored wheeled vehicle integrated with Leonardo HITFACT I turret will be featured.
The weapon system consists of 120 mm smoothbore L 45 caliber low-recoil cannon capable of firing all NATO 120 mm standard ammunitions and a 7,62 mm Coaxial Machine Gun. The Fire Control System includes commander’s independent observation day/thermal sight and gunners primary stabilized day/thermal sight with a full hunter-killer capability. The weapon system is completed with a 7.62 mm pintle mount machine-gun operated by the vehicle commander and a 12.7 mm HMG operated by the loader. Patria AMVXP provides further strength to the company’s product range. The abbreviation XP stands for Extra Payload, Extra Performance and Extra Protection.
Patria AMV’s structural solutions enable a high payload capacity, a high level of protection and the integration of heavy weapons systems. The vehicle has received excellent feedback from customers for its performance in combat and crisis management operations in Afghanistan and Chad.
Patria works in close cooperation with its customers and its extensive network of international industrial partners. Patria’s products and services are NATO compatible and customized on an individual, customer-by-customer basis. Nearly 1,600 Patria AMV vehicles have already been ordered. They are used in challenging conditions by customers in seven countries.
Furthermore, Patria is showcasing it new sensor product family to defeat agile threats, including:
- ARIS, which is a remote operable Electronic Intelligence (ELINT) system used to intercept, record and analyze radar signals. With ARIS you can master strategic ELINT in today’s complex signal environment and make fast updates to ELINT databases.
- ARIS-E, which is a new Electronic Support Measures (ESM) product building on ARIS. It provides automatic identification, real-time geolocation and tracking of radars on the battlefield. ARIS and ARIS-E together deliver comprehensive tools for strategic and tactical ELINT/ESM for various needs.
- MUSCL passive radar system which is a covert and easily deployable air surveillance system, using signals from existing radio and TV broadcast networks for target detection and tracking.
- CANDL, which is a compact data link for air-to-air and air-to-ground applications requiring high reliability, dynamic networking with several members and long communication ranges, for example Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Manned-Unmanned Teaming (MUMT) operations, Intra-Flight Data Links (IFDL) and Live Virtual Constructive training (LVC) systems.
Patria is an international provider of defense, security and aviation life cycle support services and technology solutions. Patria offers its aerospace and military customers with equipment availability, continuous performance development as well as selected intelligence, surveillance and management system products and services.
Patria has several locations including Finland, Sweden, Norway and Estonia. Net sales totaled EUR 467.7 million in 2017, and Patria employs 2,800 professionals.
Patria is owned by the State of Finland (50.1%) and Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (49.9%). Patria owns 50% of Norwegian Nammo, and together these three companies form a leading Nordic defense partnership.