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Finland In Pursuit of Weapons For HX Project

Finland In Pursuit of Weapons For HX Project October 5, 2017

Finland has sent a Request for Information (RFI) over seven countries for weapons and other equipment regarding the HX fighter project, Finnish Defence Forces announced on 5 October. The RFI aims to determine what capabilities will be available to meet Finland’s estimated future needs. Among the countries who have been sent the RFI are France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Israel, Norway, Sweden and the United States. Procurement contracts are scheduled to be signed in spring 2021. 

The HX fighter project was initiated to find a replacement to the country's Hornet fleet which will be introduced in 2025-2030, at the same time as the Hornet fleet will be decommissioned. 

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