28 December 2021 – The Estonian Centre for Defence Investment (ECDI) and Patria renewed the Life Cycle Support Agreement for XA-180 and XA-188 fleets manufactured by Patria. The purpose of the new agreement is to support ECDI in the maintenance, repair, modifications as well as spare part supplies of the XA fleet.
The previous agreement was signed in 2013 and has been in effect since 2014 until the end of 2021. The expiring agreement was signed with the Estonian Defense Forces, whereas the new instead with ECDI. The renewed agreement is valid for the next seven years. “Patria’s Life Cycle Support services for our products are an important part of our business. We do not only want to offer our customers top-class products, but also guarantee a cost effective and long product life cycle with tailored maintenance packages and support. We have been cooperating with Estonian Defence Forces for several years and we are pleased to continue this cooperation with ECDI for at least the next seven years to keep the XA fleets in operation”, says Jussi Järvinen, President of Patria’s Land Business Unit.
Photo courtesy Estonian Defence Forces