KONGSBERG awarded simulator contract with Swedish Army

KONGSBERG is awarded a contract worth SEK 100 mill. for the development and delivery of the new Combat Training Centre – Ground Based Air Defence (CTC-GBAD) for the Swedish Armed Forces. CTC-GBAD will be installed in the existing Air Defence training centre in Halmstad.

The Combat Training Centre will consist of simulator based training equipment for all the main Air Defence sensors and effectors in the Swedish Armed Forces. This includes:

  • Surveillance Radar Unit 23 (Giraffe AMB)
  • Surveillance Radar 90 (Giraffe PS90)
  • Fire Unit 97 (HAWK)
  • Fire Unit 70 (RBS70)
  • Control and Reporting Centre (CRC) workstations
  • Direct Subordinate Commander (DSC) workstations

Further is a capability of training with real Ground Based Air Defence units offered as an option. The system is prepared for integration with a National Training Network.

The CTC-GBAD solution provides:

  • Individual operator training
  • Collective training at crew level
  • Collective training at unit level

The contract is one of the most complex simulator programs in recent years in the Nordic countries and a valuable reference for KONGSBERG.

The delivery is planned finalized in 2012.

For further information, please contact:
Nils-Oddvar Hagen, Executive Vice President, Kongsberg Defence Systems.Tel: (+47) 32 28 92 74, mob: (+47) 92 06 00 92.

KONGSBERG (OSE Ticker: KOG) is an international, knowledge-based group that supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers engaged in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defence and aerospace industries. In 2009, KONGSBERG had a Turnover of NOK 13.8 billion, and the Group had 5 423 employees in more than 25 countries.