Australia Replacing Harpoons with Kongsberg NSM

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has signed an initial contract valued at MNOK 489 with the Commonwealth of Australia for Naval Strike Missile (NSM) capability. The order income is booked in second quarter 2022. On 5 April 2022, the Federal Government announced the accelerated acquisition of the NSM to replace the Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile on the Royal Australian Navy’s ANZAC…

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iXblue Navigation Capabilities for U212CD Submarines

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) has selected iXblue to provide enhanced navigation capabilities to the newly built U212CD submarines intended for the Norwegian and German Navies. Built by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), the new U212CD will be equipped with iXblue Marins M8 inertial navigation systems (INS). The 6 U212CD, that will require highly performing systems for increased submerged navigation capability,…

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Kongsberg Orders Three Satellites from NanoAvionics

Norway’s Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has placed an order for three microsatellites with Lithuanian mission integrator NanoAvionics for a space-based maritime surveillance mission covering the North Sea area. All three satellites will be based on NanoAvionics’s largest satellite bus so far, the MP42 microsatellite bus. The surveillance payload will consist of instrumentation developed by KONGSBERG to include ‘”Automatic Identification…

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Kongsberg Teams With FFI for Satellite Maritime Surveillance

The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) have developed instruments for satellite-based maritime surveillance. KONGSBERG is now procuring three satellites and is establishing Norway’s first satellite constellation with unique and world-leading capabilities. KONGSBERG is the Nordic region’s largest company in aerospace and is a global leader in maritime surveillance. The company is now taking the…

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Kongsberg Has Developed the Vanguard System

Conflicting international interests in accessing and controlling sea-based trade routes, ownership of maritime territories and resources, and with an existing foreign military threat, the need for advanced, flexible and interoperable maritime assets are becoming more important than ever. Facing a continuously changing environment, with increased speed in technology development, the world’s navies need to be prepared for untraditional, new threats.…

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Navantia & Kongsberg Team Up for Nansen Class Modernization

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) and Navantia SA SME have signed an Memorandum of Understanding with the objective of exploring potential mutual collaboration in support of and future modernization of the Royal Norwegian Navy F-310 Nansen class frigates. The Nansen Class Frigates, delivered between 2006 and 2011, were designed and built by Navantia for the Norwegian Navy. Navantia has been…

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Kongsberg Maritime Unveils the EM 712 USV

Kongsberg Maritime is pleased to announce the launch of the EM 712 USV, a new multibeam echosounder for use with Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV). The latest addition to KM’s market-leading EM 712 family of shallow- to medium-water multibeam echosounders for seabed mapping applications, the EM 712 USV has been specifically designed to be easily integrated with and operated from any…

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Kongsberg Sonar for New Norwegian Coast Guard Ships

August 19, 2020 – Kongsberg Maritime is celebrating the signing of a contract with Vard to deliver its market-leading sonars to the Norwegian Coastguard. The sonars will be used on board three new craft planned for launch between 2022 and 2024, replacing the existing Nordkapp-class vessels. KONGSBERG will equip the new 136-metre, ice-strengthened vessels with its SS1221 sonars, which boast…

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Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile for the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System

March 9, 2020 – Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with Raytheon Missile Systems for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System (OTH WS) program worth 203 MNOK. Raytheon is prime contractor to the US Navy. The order is related to the OTH WS framework agreement announced 31 May 2018 with a…

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