KONGSBERG to supply composite components for F-35 program worth 1.4 BNOK

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) have signed an agreement worth 1.4 billion NOK for supply of composite fuselage panels and hatches for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program. The agreement covers deliveries of production lots 15 -20, with a period of performance running through 2027.

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“KONGSBERG has been a supplier to NGC and the F-35 program for more than a decade. This agreement confirms our relationship with NGC and our position on the program. To date, we have delivered parts for more than 1.100 aircraft. The agreement has a horizon on five years and gives us predictability and stability over time.” says Terje Bråthen, Executive Vice President Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace.