News - Kongsberg Protech Systems
KONGSBERG and Thales, continuing their success
(London, UK) Today, at the DSEi Exhibition in London, the two defence companies, KONGSBERG and Thales signed an extension of their cooperation agreement for the British market for remote weapon stations (RWS).
KONGSBERG strengthens its defence business
To strengthen KONGSBERG’s competitive edge in the defence market, the Group merges its two defence areas. The new business area, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, will further strengthen its position in a growing defence market.
KONGSBERG signs orders to the CROWS program valued MNOK 125
The orders with the U.S. Army are for delivery of Low Profile CROWS («Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station») configuration for the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank. The orders are related to the CROWS contract signed in August 2012.
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 Protector MCRWS selected for Stryker
General Dynamics Land Systems has notified KONGSBERG that the ’PROTECTOR’ Medium Caliber Remote Weapon Station (MCRWS) has been selected as the 30-millimeter weapon system solution for the Stryker vehicles.