Thursday, 25 April, 2019

Defence Forces to buy expert services from Insta Defsec

06 Feb 2019, 02:51 ( 2 Months ago) | updated: 06 Feb 2019, 02:54 ( 2 Months ago)

DF Report
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The Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command received a mandate conclude a procurement contract with Insta Defsec Oy to ensure development of and support to intelligence, surveillance and command and control systems.

Defence Minister Jussi Niinistö has given the mandate recently which will be covered by expert service deliveries, the contract includes an option for years 2022-2023, said an official press release.

The Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command will procure support services and related personnel resources for intelligence, surveillance and command and control systems.

The procurement will improve the capacity of the Finnish Defence Forces' Logistics Command to manage materiel projects in a more flexible and effective manner than before. A further goal is to improve the Defence Forces' capacity to build and maintain capabilities in all life cycle phases of the intelligence, surveillance and command and control systems.

While the overall value of the procurement is about EUR 13.1 million, the estimated domestic employment effect during the contract period is about 45 person-years.