Finland is ordering ELM-2311 Compact Multi-Mission Radars (C-MMRs) from Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI’s) Elta Systems division, Jane’s learned on 21 January.
The Finnish Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on its website on 11 January that Defence Minister Jussi Niinistö had tasked the Defence Forces’ Logistic Command to procure counter-battery radars from IAI Elta Systems. The number of systems was not disclosed, but the ministry said they would also be used for fire observation and air surveillance.
Deliveries are scheduled for 2021, according to the Finnish MoD, which added that the contract would include options for ordering an undisclosed number of additional systems and would cover training and spare parts.
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