MNOK 157 contract with Raytheon Australia

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) is pleased to announce the award of an Australian Tactical Interface (ATI) contract under which KDA will support Raytheon Australia Pty Ltd (the Australian Air Warfare Destroyer Combat Systems Engineer) in the delivery of this central component of the Hobart Class Combat System. The contract is valued at MNOK 157 and will see the development of the ATI as the primary interface between the Aegis Weapon System and the other Hobart Class sensors and effectors.

“This contract is the result of long co-operations and dedicated work starting from our contract for the New Norwegian Frigate (Fridtjof Nansen class), continuing through the KDX III program in Korea and now the Air Warfare Destroyers (Hobart Class) for the Royal Australian Navy”, says Executive Vice President Nils-Oddvar Hagen.

KONGSBERG is a multinational, knowledge-based group with more than 5200 employees in more than 25 countries. The Group supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers engaged in the oil and gas industry, the merchant marine, and the defense and aerospace industries. KONGSBERG is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (Ticker: KOG), and posted operating revenues of NOK 11 billion in 2008.

For additional information, please contact Vice President Nils-Oddvar Hagen, mobile phone (+47) 920 60 092.