New contract for Ariane 5 deliveries

KONGSBERG has signed a contract with the French company EADS Space Transportation for the delivery of booster attachment and separation mechanisms for the the European Ariane 5 launcher.

The contract covers equipment for 30 launchers where the final delivery is in 2009. The contract is valued at approximately MNOK 80. KONGSBERG has provided more than MNOK 300 worth of equipment and services for the Ariane 5 programme since the start of development.