News2021-09-27T14:39:38+00:00

Nearly two hundred new machine guns arrive in Estonia

Nearly two hundred new machine guns arrive in Estonia On the order of the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI), the first delivery of machine guns reached Estonia, with nearly two hundred new machine guns having arrived. In March of this year, the ECDI signed a contract with Israel Weapon Industries (IWI) for the procurement of around 1000 new Negev NG7 machine guns for the Defence Forces and the Defence League. The goal, when procuring the machine guns, was that [...]

The State Signs a Major Contract for the Construction of the Storage Area in the Ämari Military Campus

27.09.2023 The State Signs a Major Contract for the Construction of the Storage Area in the Ämari Military Campus The Estonian Centre for Defence Investment (ECDI) and Nordecon AS have signed a contract for the design and construction of the storage area of the Ämari military campus of the Defence Forces. The value of the contract is around €4.9 million including VAT and the works will be completed in spring 2025. The ECDI is developing the infrastructure of the Defence [...]

Largest defence contract in Estonian history: Estonia and Latvia jointly acquire IRIS-T SLM medium-range air defence system

Largest defence contract in Estonian history: Estonia and Latvia jointly acquire IRIS-T SLM medium-range air defence system At today’s meeting of Estonian, Latvian and German defence ministers near Nuremberg, Estonia and Latvia signed a contract for the procurement of the IRIS-T SLM medium-range air defence system from the German defence industry enterprise Diehl Defence. The acquisition of the system will increase the security of Estonian and Latvian airspace, ensuring the best possible protection for the population and the civil and [...]

RFI – Different antenna systems (inc control systems) with sub-elements and life-cycle support

RFI - Different antenna systems (inc control systems) with sub-elements and life-cycle support Hereby the Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI) would like to invite you to participate in the preliminary Request for Information (RFI) stage of preparation of the tendering process for procurement of “Different antenna systems (inc control systems) with sub-elements and life-cycle support” for Estonian Defence Forces (EDF). The purpose of this RFI is to find companies who would be interested offering different antenna systems/solutions like vehicle [...]

EUROGUARD project secured funding from the European Defence Fund’s projects call

We are pleased to announce that together with Baltic Workboats, we have secured funding from the European Defense Fund's 2022 research and development projects call, where our role is to be the leading nation in the project. Our task is to represent the interests of the country and serve as a liaison between other countries and the consortium. Our largest project, led by the consortium's company Baltic Workboats, is the EUROGUARD project for a semi-autonomous vessel. The project will result [...]

Estonia and Lithuania to jointly procure large volumes of explosives and explosive charges

Estonia and Lithuania to jointly procure large volumes of explosives and explosive charges  The Estonian Centre for Defence Investments (ECDI), together with the Lithuanian State, the Police and Border Guard Board, and the Rescue Board, signed a framework contract worth nearly EUR 200 million for the procurement of explosives, explosive substances, and explosive charges. The new agreement will make it possible to urgently procure explosives and explosive charges, thus ensuring an advantage when responding in crisis situations.  “When preparing the procurement, we were guided [...]

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