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Kongsberg wins Nordic contract

22nd December 2011 - 16:26 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Kongsberg has announced that it has been awarded a framework agreement valued at MNOK 960 for delivery of Protector Nordic Remote Weapon Stations for the Norwegian and Swedish Armed Forces. According to Kongsberg, the contract is an extension of the agreement disclosed 31 January 2011.

The company also signed a delivery contract valued at MNOK 380, within the framework agreement, was signed.
 
The Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) has been produced and delivered by Kongsberg for over a decade. The new order includes systems for both the Norwegian and Swedish Defence Forces, forming a solid foundation for cooperation in Nordic material programs.

The Protector Remote Weapon Station provides enhanced protection and security for the men and women serving in the armed forces by enabling operations to be conducted from a protected position inside the vehicle.
 
The systems will be produced in Kongsberg, and deliveries are expected to commence in 2012.

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