Finnish Navy's Pohjanmaa-class corvette acquisition project is proceeding well after having been delayed by a change of government and longer than expected contract negotiations. The Finnish Ministerial Committee on Economic Policy gave its approval for the continuation of the process.
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01 Jul 2019
The Finnish Navy US$1.2 billion Pohjanmaa-class corvette program is being delayed due to protracted contract negotiations, Major General Lauri Puranen revealed on June 27 through the Finnish Armed Forces official blog.
09 Apr 2019
Finland’s Ministry of Defence has announced that Saab is shortlisted as combat system provider and integrator for the Finnish Navy’s four new Pohjanmaa-class corvettes within the Squadron 2020 programme.
21 Feb 2019
Finnish Minister of Defence Jussi Niinistö authorised, on 21 February 2019, the country's Defence Forces Logistics Command to procure Raytheon's Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles (ESSM) as part of the surface-to-air missile system (ITO20) for the Pohjanmaa-class corvettes of the Squadron 2020 project.
18 Feb 2019
Boeing and the U.S. Navy have received U.S. Department of Defense approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Previously only Australia had been authorized to purchase the airborne electronic attack (AEA) aircraft.