Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Topic: Norway

Kongsberg marks milestone with 20,000th Remote Weapon Station delivery

Norwegian Kongsberg hitting a major milestone by delivering the 20,000th Remote Weapon Station (RWS) from its PROTECTOR family of products. “KONGSBERG is proud to be...

Boeing gets $2,2 billion contract for small diameter bombs

Aerospace giant Boeing was awarded a $2,2 billion contract by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center on 24 September to manufacture and...

U.S. Marine Corps awards contract to Kongsberg for XM914 remote weapon stations

Kongsberg Protech Systems USA was awarded a contract from the United States Marine Corps for XM914 Remote Weapon Stations. Kongsberg has been awarded a contract to...

Norway to upgrade its legendary Skjold-class coastal corvettes

The Royal Norwegian Navy has decided to upgrade its legendary Skjold-class coastal corvettes, the world’s fastest combat ships. The Norwegian defense contractor KONGSBERG has announced...

Japan plans to acquire advanced anti-surface warfare missiles by 2022

Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to acquire advanced anti-surface warfare missiles designed to be carried in the new F-35A’s internal weapons bay. Citing sources from Defense Ministry,...

Russian MiG-31 intercept Norwegian spy plane over Barents Sea

A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet intercepted Norwegian Air Force Falcon 20 reconnaissance aircraft over the neutral waters of the Barents Sea, Russia’s National Defense...

Norway receives three newest F-35 stealth fighters

The three new F-35A multi-role aircraft of the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RoNAF) landed at Orland Air Force Station in central Norway on 26...

U.S. Marine Corps to equip its new combat vehicles with medium caliber turret

According to Jane's Defence Weekly, the Kongsberg's PROTECTOR MCT-30 medium caliber turret, selected for the U.S. Army's Stryker Dragoon infantry carrier vehicle, will now...

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Boston Dynamics’ dog-like robot spotted in Chernobyl

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U.S. Army just receive its new light all-terrain troop carrier

The U.S. Army has begun operating light and agile all-terrain troop carrier intended to transport a nine-Soldier infantry squad and their equipment. GM Defense LLC,...