Milrem LCM will repair lineup aggregates of Estonian army
Estonian Center of Defence Investments (ECDI) signed an agreement with Milrem LCM OÜ for maintenance work online equipment aggregates of the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF). The content of the contract is the repair of engines, gearboxes, intermediate boxes and axles for Mercedes-Benz and DAF vehicles of EDF. The duration of the contract is 7 years and the estimated volume of the framework contract is 2.1 million euro.
Mercedes-Benz Unimog 1300L ambulance of the Estonian army (Picture source: Estonian MoD)
According to Priit Soosaar, Head of the Procurement Department of ECDI, this agreement provides EDF with a greater and long-term assurance that their line equipment is ready for use at the required level. Milrem LCM has been maintaining and repairing the EDF materiel since 2014 when the procurement for maintenance and repair of SISU XA-series armored personnel carriers was won.
As a reminder, Milrem LCM is an Estonian defense company, owned 60% by Patria and 40% by Mootor Grupp. Milrem LCM provides life cycle management for weapon systems, heavy and armored vehicles and other military equipment. The company carries out repair and maintenance work for various vehicles of the Estonian Defence Forces, including the XA-180 and XA-188 armored personnel carriers, CV-9035 infantry fighting vehicles, and other vehicles in Tallinn and Võru. A new workshop in Tapa is under construction. Milrem LCM has subsidiaries in Latvia and Lithuania.