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Kongsberg receives new CROWS II order

25th September 2012 - 16:03 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Kongsberg announced on 25 September that it has received a purchase order from the US Army for the CROWS II programme valued NOK 195 million. The order, for spare parts, is part of the increased CROWS II frame contract disclosed on 4 July 2012.

CROWS is a joint acquisition programme for weapon stations for the US Army`s vehicle programmes. A common solution will result in substantial efficiency gains in respect of protection, training, support and further development. The initial CROWS II framework agreement was disclosed on 22 August 2007.

The Protector Weapon Control System protects military troops by allowing the vehicle's weapons to be operated from a protected position inside the vehicle.

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