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Kongsberg wins U.S.Army contract

The Norwegian Kongsberg Group has been awarded a new framework agreement from the U.S. Army.The agreement has a value up to $970M and extends over a five year period.

The agreenment covers the production, system support and technical engineering support of the M153 CROWS Remote Weapon Stations (RWS).

The contract was won in a full and open competition, and Kongsberg has received the first order under the framework agreement. The order carries a value of $9.1M.

The total scope of the agreement will depend on future demand and annual allocations. Kongsberg has delivered RWSs to the U.S. Army's CROWS program since 2007.

"KONGSBERG is very proud to have been selected as the supplier for the next phase of the CROWS program. We have produced and delivered PROTECTOR RWS systems for over a decade and this new contract reflects the U.S. Army's confidence in the ability of KONGSBERG to provide high quality systems, services and solutions." says Walter Qvam, CEO, Kongsberg Gruppen. 

M153 CROWS is the primary remote weapon station being used by U.S. forces. KONGSBERG, working under the previous CROWS contract, has delivered over ten thousand M153 CROWS units to the U.S. military to date. In addition, KONGSBERG has customers for remote weapon stations in 16 other countries.

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