BAE Systems has delivered the first CV90 STING vehicle to the Norwegians at the company’s Örnsköldsvik facility in Sweden. The delivery of the STING, an engineering variant of the CV90 vehicles, is the latest milestone for the program. “We have been working extremely closely with BAE Systems Hägglunds over the course of 26 months with this comprehensive contract,” said Colonel Ragnar Wennevik, Programme Manager Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization Land Systems. “Over the past six months, BAE Systems has delivered two of the five planned variants of the Norwegian CV90 fleet in a timely manner.” We were awarded the contract in June 2012 to upgrade and deliver a total of 144 CV90 vehicles to the Norwegian Army. The first CV90 IFV, an infantry fighting variant, was delivered in February of this year. Under the CV90 contract to Norway, we will deliver five vehicle variants, including 74 infantry fighting, 21 reconnaissance, 15 command, 16 engineering, 16 multi-role and two driver training vehicles. The multi-role vehicles are designed to undertake different functions, including mortar carrier and logistics roles. Norwegian Industry is playing a major role. One partner is Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, which leads a team of Thales and Vinghøg. Another partner is Ritek AS from Levanger responsible for production of the engineering vehicle.
The leaders of the multinational F-35-program will meet in Norway on September 25, Norway Ministry of Defense reported Tuesday. This is the second JSF steering board meeting with all nine partner nations in the program taking part
Rheinmetall has won an order for its state-of-the-art, high-mobility truck families from Norway and Sweden, who intend to buy as many as two thousand military logistics vehicles with a total value of over €1 billion. Following the Norwegian procurement authorities, today Sweden too signed the framework agreement for joint procurement of military logistics vehicles from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV)
Norway is planning to invest nearly $622 million in the third and final phase of development of the Joint Strike Missile (JSM), according to statement issued on 23 May by the Norwegian Ministry of Defence. Since 2004, the JSM is under development with an objective to equip future Norwegian F-35 combat aircraft with a weapon that allows for successful engagement of highly defended sea- and land targets at very long range
The Norwegian Government has today submitted to Parliament a revised National Budget in which it confirms that it will present a proposal for development of the Joint Strike Missile before the summer. This further development of Kongsbergs JSM will implement Stage III in the development of the JSM missile for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)
Rheinmetall has won a major order for military wheeled vehicles from Norway, the company said in a press release. The Norwegian armed forces will soon be taking delivery of a large number of logistical vehicles made by Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV)
Norway has requested the purchase of AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM Missiles for an estimated cost of $80 million. The principal contractor will be Raytheon
BAE Systems has signed a contract with Czech manufacturer Laser Centrum CZ, Ltd. to produce mechanical components for the Swedish Armys Mjölner mortar system
Norway in a bid to withstand ‘Russian threat has vowed to increase its military spending by about half a billion US dollars and increased exports to US by $10 million to be used in conflict zones. “Norway would spend $477 million on building the nations first anti-aircraft battery and modernizing its squadron of German Leopard 2 tanks amongst other defense projects,” Defense Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide was quoted as saying by Sputnik on 29 April 2015
The Norwegian defense ministry has confirmed that they have found cracks in the hull in several of its F-16 fighter aircrafts. In an email to the newspaper Bergens Tidende, Air Force said that cracks have occured in the fuselage under the cockpit
HMS OCEAN has become the first Royal Navy warship to be operationally deployed with new state of the art computing equipment, known as Shared Infrastructure, demonstrating a step-change in ship technology, according to BAE Systems. Developed by engineers at BAE Systems in collaboration with the Ministry of Defences (MOD) Maritime Combat Systems team, Shared Infrastructure is an innovative hardware solution that can host software from multiple technology providers on a single system
BAE System announced in a statement Monday that it has been awarded a $153.6 million contract to upgrade the US Army's M88 recovery vehicles
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