Tuesday, November 1, 2016

KONGSBERG wins contract to upgrade the ULA-class submarines worth 220 MNOK


October 5, 2016 - Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) has entered into agreement with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA Naval Systems) to upgrade part of the main weapon system of the Norwegian ULA-class submarines. The contract value is 220 MNOK and will be delivered over four years.
KONGSBERG has supplied the Combat System to the ULA-class and has conducted several upgrade programs over the last years which now also will include electronics and functionality for handling the submarines torpedoes. This upgrade program will contribute to keep the ULA-class operational until the New Generation Submarines are introduced.
“KONGSBERG is pleased to be part of the update program ensuring the ULA-class operational capability until the New Generation Submarines arrives”, says Erik Lie, President (Act.), Kongsberg Defence Systems.

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