Progress of the iMUGS project

Unmanned and autonomous vehicles are the future for armed conflicts and multiple other fields. A good example of this is the THeMIS UGS from Milrem Robotics which is in use already in 11 countries around the world in both military and civilian roles. Of course, there are other providers of similar systems and more are coming every year. There is a clear need to establish a common approach to build a system that will be genuinely durable, sustainable and provide [...]

Webinar: Introduction of the new machine gun system tender

Estonian Centre for Defence Investment intends to launch a Competitive Procedure with Negotiation in March 2021 for a 7-year framework contract to procure 7,62 mm NATO calibre general-purpose machine gun systems with life cycle support. Deliveries are planned in 2022 and contract will include possible future orders during the framework period. For the sake of a great procurement, we want to give our partners a chance to get acquainted with the tender before launching it. The webinar will be held [...]

Required infrastructure for hosting Allied units has been completed in Estonia

Today, the Reception, Staging and Onward Movement (RSOM) area on the territory of the Tapa military campus was opened, along with the heavy machinery road built in the campus. The new infrastructure creates a base for Allied units for participation in short-term exercises or relocations, and enhances both Estonia’s independent and NATO’s defence capabilities by creating the conditions necessary for rapid, timely and effective action. According to Minister of Defence Jüri Luik, the opening of the collection of infrastructure objects [...]

Public procurement for “Flight-Checking”

Estonian Centre for Defence Investment inviting to participate public procurement for “Flight-Checking”. Procurement is announced in Estonian Procurement Register and procurement reference no is 222498 For the proper operation of airfield (EEEI), periodic (or also extraordinary) flight checks need to be performed on the navigation and landing aids to prove their conformity with the established standards in order to provide a top-quality air navigation service. The flight check procedures must meet the requirements of ICAO Doc 8071 and STANAG 3374 [...]

Today we announced a procurement of small-caliber ammunition, estimated cost is 50 million euros.

Today we announced a procurement of small-caliber ammunition, which aim is to provide the Estonian Defense Forces and the Estonian Defense League with the necessary ammunition. The deadline for the procurement is 25th of May, 2020. The framework contract is planned to be signed this year. The total estimated cost of the procurement is 50 million euros. The type of procurement is a competitive negotiated procurement in the field of defense and security. The framework agreement is concluded for up [...]

Estonia signed a contract for the development of a command platform for the NATO Cyber Range

The Estonian Centre for Defence Investment (ECDI) concluded a framework agreement with Guardtime OÜ and GT Cyber Technologies OÜ, the object of which is to develop, over a period of four years, an automated command and development platform for the NATO Cyber Range, which will exponentially improve the resources required for preparing and carrying out cyber training exercises. ‘Operated by the Estonian Defence Forces, the NATO Cyber Range facilitates the largest international joint exercises and offers cyber training for experts [...]

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