The Norwegian Defence Materiel Company (FMA) has tapped the companies of Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace to improve its NASAMS (Norwegian Superior Floor-to-Air Missile System) and construct tactical radios for its army.
The first contract, price 365 million Norwegian Krone ($33.6 million), would require the corporate to exchange sure NASAMS radar elements.
FMA air programs division head Brigadier Normal Jarle Nergård stated that the improve would be sure that the air protection system maintains its capacity to detect, establish, and neutralize airborne threats.
It could additionally allow the NASAMS radar to have comparable configuration and performance with different international locations’ detection programs.
“The deliberate upgrades proceed the event of NASAMS and reap the benefits of advances developed in collaboration with different NASAMS consumer nations,” Kongsberg vp Kjetil Myhra added.
New Tactical Radios
The second contract to develop fight radios goals to offer safer tactical communications to the Norwegian army.
Valued at 320 million Norwegian krone ($29.7 million), the deal covers the supply of a small amount of the brand new radio tools to be used by the nation’s land forces.
In keeping with Kongsberg president Eirik Lie, the radios have to be suitable with present programs within the Norwegian army stock.
They need to even be prepared for integration of future applied sciences.
“To us, it has been necessary to discover a future answer that may meet the sector’s want for a tactical radio capability, with the reuse of expertise that has beforehand been developed and delivered to the Armed Forces,” FMA director Gro Jære stated.