Two years ago, the Finnish Defense Ministry selected Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) and Saab for the building of four new Pohjanmaa-class corvettes within the Squadron 2020 program. It appears now that the program is facing a new, 6 to 12 months, delay because of extra design work.
Tag Archives : Squadron 2020
19 Oct 2020
Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) has entered into three major supply contracts for the main equipment of Pohjanmaa Class multi-purpose corvettes commissioned by the Finnish Defence Forces...
14 Dec 2019
The Finnish Navy (Merivoimat) unveiled some details about its future anti-ship missile: The Gabriel V. The information is limited but since details on Gabriel V were pretty much non-existent to date, it is a good start and worth a mention here.
15 Oct 2019
Aker Arctic will supply propellers and shaft lines for the new Finnish Navy multi-role corvettes: The Pohjanmaa-class (Squadron-2020 program)
19 Sep 2019
In accordance with Finland’s Ministry of Defence’s proposition, the Government of Finland has today selected Saab as the combat system provider and integrator for the Finnish Navy’s four new Pohjanmaa-class corvettes within the Squadron 2020 programme.
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.
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.