Kongsberg receives $336.5 Mill contract from U.S. Army for CROWS

Last week, Kongsberg received a contract valued at $336.5 million from the United States Army for the delivery of additional Protector Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) to be used in the M1A2 Abrams Modernization Program and on Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. This order is part of the $1.4 billion Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS II) framework agreement signed in August 2007. “The Kongsberg CROWS II has been in use on multiple wheeled vehicles in theater, but this marks the first time that our RWS has been integrated onto a tracked combat vehicle,” said Knut Saeter, Vice President of Kongsberg Protech Systems in Alexandria, VA. “This contract demonstrates the flexibility of Kongsberg’s RWS to be employed on an even wider range of vehicles.” The Pr
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