Kongsberg has signed a contract with Patria for the Protector weapon control system for delivery to the Slovenian Army. The order is valued at approx. MNOK 100. The delivery of the systems will take place from 2009 to 2011.
The Protector weapon control system protects military troops by allowing the vehicle's weapons to be operated from a protected position inside the vehicle.
KONGSBERG is a multinational, knowledge-based group with more than 5000 employees in more than 25 countries. The Group delivers high-technology systems to discerning customers engaged in offshore oil and gas production, the merchant marine, and the defence and aerospace industries. KONGSBERG is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Ticker: KOG), and posted operating revenues of NOK 8.3 billion in 2007.
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