STOCKHOLM, January 23. /TASS/. The Finnish Defense Ministry is set to make a decision soon about the purchase of Israeli air defense systems, the Helsingin Sanomat newspaper reported on Sunday.
The ministry is choosing between two suppliers: Israel Aerospace Industries and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, according to the report. The first producer is offering the Barak MX system, and the second the David’s Sling. Finland has shortlisted the two after also considering proposals from Germany, Norway, and the UK.
The ministry declined to elaborate about the potential deal.