US Army Awards Kongsberg CROWS Contract Worth $970 Million

  • 12:00 AM, August 20, 2012
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The US Army has awarded Kongsberg a new framework agreement that includes production, system control and engineering support of the M153 CROWS Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) valued at $970 million. M153 CROWS is the primary remote weapon station being used by U.S. forces. Kongsberg, working under the previous CROWS contract, has delivered over ten thousand M153 CROWS units to the U.S. military to date. Walter Qvam, CEO, Kongsberg Gruppen, said, "Kongsberg is very proud to have been selected as the supplier for the next phase of the CROWS program. We have produced and delivered PROTECTOR RWS systems for over a decade and this new contract reflects the U.S. Army's confidence in the ability of Kongsberg to provide high quality systems, services and solutions”. Egil Haugsdal, President of Kongsberg Protech Systems, said, “This contract award is a product of Kongsberg's longstanding commitment to successfully deliver innovative solutions that meets our customers' high demands for quality and efficiency”.
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