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KONGSBERG signs contracts for delivery to next generation European weather satellites

KONGSBERG has signed two contracts with a total value of EUR 23.6 million with Airbus Defence and Space for delivery of a KA band Antenna Pointing System and Solar Array Drive Assembly for the next generation European weather satellite program MetOp-Second Generation (MetOp-SG), a programme of and funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) and EUMETSAT.

KONGSBERG heading for Mars

On 14 March, the ExoMars space probe was launched successfully from Kazakhstan to search for sources of methane and liquid water on Mars. KONGSBERG has supplied the steering mechanisms for the solar panels that will power the probe throughout its journey.

KONGSBERG buys 49.9 % of Patria creating a leading Nordic defence partnership

Today, KONGSBERG has entered into an agreement with the Finnish state for the purchase of 49.9 % of the shares in Patria for EUR 272 million. Patria is Finland’s leading defence supplier and owns 50 % of the shares in the Norwegian company Nammo. The partnership will be a leading defence supplier in the Nordics, and a considerable supplier on the European defence market, with total gross revenues of NOK 13.4 billion in 2015.

Kongsberg Gallium becomes Kongsberg Geospatial

OTTAWA, Ontario, February 5th 2016 ---- Kongsberg Gallium, an Ottawa-based developer of real-time, mission critical, geospatial visualisation software, announced today that they will be changing their name to Kongsberg Geospatial Ltd., effective immediately

KONGSBERG signs cooperation agreement with Ascend NTNU

KONGSBERG becomes the main sponsor of the student project Ascend NTNU that is participating in The International Aerial Robotics Competition. The student team will be the first Nordic team to take part in the competition.

Joint Strike Missile (JSM) successfully completes test milestone

The Joint Strike Missile (JSM) successfully completed a missile flight test in the United States last week

World's first professorship in Big Data Cybernetics

NTNU and KONGSBERG are to establish the world's first professorship in Big Data Cybernetics that combines the fields of chemometrics and cybernetics.

New Copernicus contract for Kongsberg Satellite Services

Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) has signed an expanded satellite support contract with a total value of 205 MNOK (21,8 MEUR) with the European Space Agency for the Sentinel satellites in the Copernicus program.

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