16 Sep '18, 3am

#Kongsberg from #Norway awarded next phase #CROWS #RWS #contract for #US #Army

KONGSBERG has been awarded an IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity) frame contract with the United States Army for production, system support and technical engineering support for the family of CROWS Remote Weapon Stations (RWS). The frame contract has a value of up to USD 498 million and extends over a five-year period. Marines with Combat Logistics Battalion 6, 2nd Marine Logistics Group test the rotation of the M153 Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station before conducting a live fire during a training exercise aboard Camp Lejeune, N.C., April 18, 2013. (Picture source U.S. DoD) This is the third 5-year contract with the U.S. Army for CROWS Remote Weapon Stations. Between the M151 RWS and M153 CROWS variants, KONGSBERG has delivered more than 15,000 RWS/CROWS systems to the various U.S. Government customers. KONGSBERG has developed, qualified, and will continue...

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