The Finnish Air Force Materiel Command today completed the purchase agreement to acquire the Operations and Training Management System – FlightPro®. This agreement is the outcome of a competitive tender process for the delivery to the Flight Operations Management Services (FOMS) project requested in June 2009. The project delivers a comprehensive scheduling, aircrew currency & qualification management, asset status and capability reporting tool to the Finnish Defence Forces at a whole of force level. With initial implementation to Tikkakoski and Kauhava Air Bases, therefore delivering FlightPro®’s comprehensive Training Management System capability to the Training Air Wing and Air Force Academy; the full roll out will include all Air Force Units, Helicopter Battalion, Artillery Brigade (UAV) and Air Force Command Finland.
“Ocean Software is very excited to extend the Unit Level Tool concept from Australia where it was first implemented as JP2030 Ph7b, to a second whole of country delivery. This selection is evidence of FlightPro®’s maturity as a comprehensive enterprise capable toolset for the management of aviation operations including all airborne assets and the resources used to support them.” said Adam Hogan, Ocean’s Sales & Marketing Director, “We hope that Finland is the first of many European countries to join our international User community”.