Patria takes part in the international defence and security industry’s event DSEi 2011 held in London on 13 - 16 September 2011. Patria’s display is located in booth N6 360. In the exhibition visitors will have the opportunity to see Patria’s Armoured Modular Vehicle called Patria AMV which will be on display in Patria’s booth. Also Patria’s Advanced Real-Time Intelligence System ARIS is featured in the exhibition.

With over 1,300 exhibitors, DSEi is one of the most important events for the defence and security community showcasing the latest equipment and know-how of the industry. The annually held DSEi exhibition takes place in the ExCeL London, the international exhibition and conference centre.

The unrivalled market leader Patria - the number of contracted AMVs exceeds 1400 pcs

Patria is a leading supplier of modern armoured wheeled vehicles. Patria AMV combines high payload capacity with the latest technology. These features enable the simultaneous integration of a high level of protection and heavy weapon systems without compromising the mobility of the vehicle.

Patria AMV has been developed to provide optimal modularity of components and to be adaptable for a wide range of versions without changes in basic vehicle systems. Patria AMV is contracted among others by the Finnish, Polish and Swedish Defence Forces, and it has been fielded in ISAF operation since year 2007.

At the DSEi 2011 Patria is showcasing 2 versions of its highly successful Patria AMV

The “Nordic IFV -concept” Patria AMV 8x8 Armoured Wheeled Vehicle together with the KONGSBERG PROTECTOR Medium Calibre Remote Weapon Station (MCRWS) together with the KONGSBERG PROTECTOR M151 in a “Hunter-Killer” role. This concept vehicle is also featuring KONGSBERG VICS -system.

The Patria AMV 8x8 ARRV (Armoured Repair and Recovery Vehicle) is seeing its world premier at the DSEi2011. ARRV is equipped e.g. with a main winch which has pulling capacity up to 120 kN.  The crane boom has a reach of 5 m, while max. lifting capacity with full boom and 56° angle is 4 t.

High interest in electronic intelligence systems

Patria's ARIS, Advanced Real-Time Intelligence System, is a world class ELINT receiver.  ARIS can detect, measure, record and visualize modern LPI radar waveforms in wide real time bandwidth with its sophisticated signal processing and innovative 3-D user interface. The user interface connects to the receiver via network and adapts to different bandwidth allowing Patria ARIS to be remote operable. Patria ARIS is a perfect choice for mobile or fixed ELINT stations and updating legacy systems.

The ARIS system is the latest Patria product to attract international attention. The first series deliveries of this system were agreed in the summer of 2010.

Further information:

Seppo Seppälä, President, Land Services & Land Systems, tel. +358 40 869 2680,
Jukka Holkeri, CMO, tel. +358 40 869 2008,
Simo Mäkipaja, Vice President, Business Development, Systems, tel. +358 40 869 2618,
Birgitta Selonen, VP Corporate Communications, tel. +358 40 869 2043,

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Patria is a globally operating defence, security, and aviation group providing customers with competitive solutions based on strong expertise and collaboration with trusted partners. Patria is owned by the State of Finland (73.2%) and the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS N.V.) (26.8%).