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03:22 AM, November 1, 2017
Kongsberg NASAMS for Indonesia

Indonesia has ordered the Norwegian Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS) an air defense system from Kongsberg under a $77 million contract that includes command posts, radars, launchers and radios.

The NASAMS is a medium- to long-range air-defense system developed in partnership with Raytheon. The system is used by Norway, Finland, the Netherlands, the United States, Spain and Oman, a company press release said yesterday.

System integration, training and logistics support is also part of the contract. AMRAAM missiles for the system will be obtained by Indonesia through a separate government-to-government agreement with the United States, Kongsberg said.

"We are very pleased that Indonesia, as the first nation in its region, chooses NASAMS for its homeland defense," Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace President Eirik Lie said in a press release.

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