RFQ Sent Under HX Program

RFQ Sent Under HX Program 1 May, 2018

Finland issued a Request for Quotation (RFQ) on 27 April for the purchase of 64 fighter aircraft to replace the Finnish Air Force’s Hornet fleet that is to be phased out as from 2025. 

Under the HX Fighter Programme, the Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command sent a RFQ to the governments of Great Britain, France, Sweden and the United States to be forwarded to the five companies who responded to the requests for information. The companies were requested to give a quotation on the following aircraft: Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet (United States), Dassault Rafale (France), Eurofighter Typhoon (Great Britain), Lockheed Martin F-35 (United States) and Saab Gripen (Sweden). 

The quotation request also includes the technical systems, training systems, maintenance tools, testing equipment and spare parts as well as weapons, sensors and other type-specific support functions. 

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