The Finnish Defence Forces has increased its readiness for long-range fires. The Army conducted test firing to validate the effectiveness and precision of the multiple launch rocket system ammunition in Rovajärvi on 16-17 November 2020.
Infantry soldiers’ night combat capability will be complemented by weapon and helmet lights as well as Identification Friend or Foe beacons. These new illumination devices are a part of the overall infantry night combat capability development and they will improve the soldiers’ performance in demanding operational environments.
From 16 to 27 November 2020, the Army Combined Joint Fires Exercise will be organised in the Rovajärvi Live Fire and exercise range.
The cooperation programme of an armoured wheeled vehicle system for sustained army mobility enhancement has now advanced to the product development phase. The vehicle system development involves cooperation with Latvia and Patria Land Ltd.