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Norway to procure new artillery location radars

28th April 2020 - 10:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London

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The Norwegian government has asked the national parliament for approval to procure five new artillery location radars for the army, along with associated armoured vehicles, logistics support and training materials.

A parliamentary decision is expected in June. The Norwegian MoD intends to receive the new equipment by 2024 and has recommended expenditure of NOK1.5 billion ($142.9 million) including VAT, implementation costs and a provision for uncertainty.

The new radar will replace the Saab Arthur systems that have been used by the army since the late 1990s.

This equipment was designed to be the mobile weapon-locating element within a counter-battery system

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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