Kongsberg wins Norwegian military contract for underwater surveillance, protection

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., 1 Oct. 2007. Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) has signed a contract with the Norwegian Ministry of Defence for underwater surveillance and protection. Kongsberg by KDA will carry out the three-year project in cooperation with Kongsberg Maritime and Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, with assistance from the Royal Norwegian Navy.

Oct 1st, 2007

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., 1 Oct. 2007.Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) has signed a contract with the Norwegian Ministry of Defence for underwater surveillance and protection. Kongsberg by KDA will carry out the three-year project in cooperation with Kongsberg Maritime and Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, with assistance from the Royal Norwegian Navy.

The initial version of the integrated surveillance and protection system is installed at Haakonsvern, the main base of the Royal Norwegian Navy.

The systems being developed are based on Norwegian technologies and can be used at fixed installations or as mobile systems used by forces in unknown waters. Core technology has been developed by KDA through the work related to the underwater systems now in operation onboard the Fridtjof Nansen-class frigates in Norway.

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