Kongsberg eyes U.S. defence contract

American military officials are in final negotiations with Kongsberg Protech, part of the Kongsberg Group, on a deal to equip American armoured personnel carriers with Norwegian-designed weapon stations. According to Aftenposten, Protech would supply weapon stations for some 1,743 armoured personnel carriers in conjunction with its partner, Vinghøgs Mek. Verksted. The negotiations are expected to be concluded by the end of the year.