Finnish defense company Patria and American aerospace manufacturer Pratt & Whitney have signed a memorandum outlining the contractual framework for projects related to the production and maintenance of Pratt & Whitney F135 engines in Finland, Report informs citing the company.

The agreement covers the assembly of engines and components from 2025 to 2030, with a subsequent transition to maintenance, repair, and overhaul operations starting from 2030. The necessary assembly and service lines will be constructed in the city of Nokia, Finland.