Kongsberg has entered into contracts with Norway and Germany to deliver ORCCA combat system to the six new 212CD submarines, and the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) to the two nations’ Navies.
The deliveries will last way into the 2030s and is an important and strategic milestone that strengthens our foothold in Europe with Germany as an important and near partner, a Kongsberg release said.
The contract for NSM is a joint procurement by Norway and Germany valued at 4,404 MNOK. Germany is the 6th nation to select NSM. For Norway the contract will serve to replenish and update the current inventory.
The contract for the ORCCA Combat System is a subcontract from Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH, the prime contractor for the 212CD submarines, to Kta Naval Systems AS.
Kta Naval Systems is a joint venture between Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, its Naval Electronic Systems business unit (ATLAS ELEKTRONIK) and Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace. Based on the combined expertise and products of the joint venture partners, kta naval systems with its product family of ORCCA Combat Systems will exclusively develop, produce and maintain all future submarine combat systems for thyssenkrupp Marine Systems submarines.
"This bilateral agreement between Germany and Norway enables expanded industrial cooperation between our two countries. Both NSM and the new submarine class represent the most modern and advanced high-end technology equipment that exists in the world today,” said Eirik Lie, president, Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace AS.