The Royal Dutch Army sold them because of cuts in the Defence Budget.
thus making them surpluss
Yh, ur finnish were lucky. The MLRS battery's were sold in januari 2006 for 30 million!!!
Finnish army is in progress of upgrading them now:
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress Sept. 29 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Finland for the upgrade of (24) M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems and associated parts, equipment, and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $100 million.
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