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Sweden Receives First Patria 6×6 Pansarterrängbil 300

Library image of Patria 6x6 at MSPO23, September 2023 [© Bob Morrison]

The Swedish Army has officially received the first batch of new Patria’s six-wheeled armoured vehicles, designated Pansarterrängbil 300.

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Press Release, Helsinki, 27 October 2023: The Swedish Army has officially received the first batch of new Patria’s six-wheeled armoured vehicles, in Sweden called Pansarterrängbil 300. The vehicles, which were manufactured in Finland, will be part of the current expansion of Swedish Armed Forces.

These Patria 6×6 armoured vehicles will be based at Livgardet regiment in Kungsängen, near Stockholm and further south in Sweden. An official hand-over ceremony marking the delivery took place at Ground Combat School in Kvarn on 26 October, 2023.

Library image of Patria 6×6 at Eurosatory 2022 [© Bob Morrison]

Apart from Sweden, Patria’s 6×6 solution is already in use in Finland and Latvia, and Germany has joined the Patria 6×6 -based Common Armoured Vehicle System (CAVS) programme. These 6×6 deliveries further manifest that Sweden is one of the most important export markets for Patria.

“We are glad to see the vehicles in operation on Swedish soil. Patria was able to fulfil the order extremely quickly, which shows the benefit of cross-border cooperation that is at the heart of the 6×6 the joint CAVS programme. Pansarterrängbil 300 which is manufactured in Finland, with significant contribution also from Swedish industry, is a prime example of the benefits of technical cooperation between countries,” says Mats Warstedt, Senior Vice President of Market Area Nordics at Patria.

Patria CAVS 6×6 [© Patria]

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