Kongsberg wins contract in the United States


The Kongsberg Group has entered into a new framework contract for remote-controlled weapons stations with the US Army. The contract is worth NOK 4.1 billion.

This is the third five-year period Kongsberg has entered into production,delivery and technical support for CROWS, which is a joint procurement program for so-called weapon stations for the US military vehicles.

“That we are again selected emphasises our competitiveness and high standards within weapon stations,” said Eirik Lie, CEO of Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace.

The agreement has a value of $498 million, just over NOK 4.1 billion.

The total amount depends on future needs and budget allocations it stated in a press release from Kongsberg.

The Kongsberg Group has 7,000 employees in 25 countries, and last year had operating revenues of NOK 14.5 billion.


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