Patria Opens a New Armored Vehicle Production Facility in Valmiera, Latvia

Date: Issue 131 - June 2024

Patria has opened a new armored vehicle production facility in Valmiera, Latvia. This marks the start of full-cycle production of Patria 6x6 armored vehicles in Latvia, the first and so far, the only one in the Baltics.  

“Patria has more than four decades of experience in developing and delivering state-of-the-art protected vehicles for troop transportation and system integration. Patria’s success in its market-leading armored vehicles and related programs, in which the unique, joint Common Armored Vehicle System (CAVS) program plays the key role, drives the opening of this new facility in Latvia,” says Esa RAUTALINKO, President and CEO of Patria. “We at Patria are proud about the close collaboration with Latvia and Latvian National Armed Forces. As in the case of Latvia, vast majority of supply of the vehicles is conducted by utilizing the CAVS member nations’ local industry capabilities. Every new nation is inherently reinforcing the security of supply for the whole collaboration system.”