From the world famous Krag–Jørgensen rifle to dynamic positioning and autonomous electric ships, KONGSBERG has made a major contribution to Norwegian industry and maritime history, and is now a leading supplier of technology across the world.
Ove Ronny HaraldsenGroup Communication Manager
In 1965 the number of engineers at Kongsberg weapons factory has already increaset significantly. Electronic engineers are in the majority. Here we can see engineers controlling the cables for the weapon and control system MSI 70U for submarines.
AutoChief experienced its breakthrough in Korea in 1983-1984. The engine building company at the Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard placed a significant order for the system. AutoChief was launched as early as 1967 as a system which allowed full electronic control of a ship’s engines from the bridge.