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KONGSBERG wins contract to upgrade the Fridtjof Nansen class frigates worth NOK 313 million

Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) has entered into agreement with the Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) to update the Combat Management System and the Active Sonar System of the Fridtjof Nansen class frigates.

The contract value is 313 MNOK and will be delivered over four years.

KONGSBERG has supplied the anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare systems based on KONGSBERG`s Combat Management System architecture and integrated with the Aegis Combat System. KONGSBERG has conducted update and maintenance activities regularly since the class was introduced. This contract extends the lifetime of the systems.

“KONGSBERG is pleased to be part of the upgrade program extending the lifetime of the systems on board the Fridtjof Nansen class. KONGSBERG is a leading Combat System supplier for ships and submarines delivered to eleven nations around the world, and this contract confirms our strong position”, says Eirik Lie, Acting President, Kongsberg Defence Systems.

For further information:

Eirik Lie, President, Kongsberg Defence Systems, Tel.: (+47) 917 04 933.

KONGSBERG (OSE-ticker: KOG) is an international, knowledge-based group delivering high technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace. KONGSBERG has 7 300 employees located in more than 25 countries and total revenues of NOK 17.0 billion in 2015. Follow us on Twitter: @kongsbergasa.

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