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Kongsberg to supply Danish Army with Protector Remote Weapon Station.

| 2019

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS has signed a contract with the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for delivery of the KONGSBERG PROTECTOR Remote Weapon Station (RWS) to the Danish Army worth 270 MNOK. The system will be integrated on Denmark's new fleet of Piranha V 8x8 vehicles. The contract was won in an international competitive bidding process.

Denmark to fit kongsberg rws on their pirahna 5 apc
(Picture source: Kongsberg )

The PROTECTOR RWS is the world's most fielded RWS with close to 20,000 units delivered to customers around the globe. Denmark is the 23rd country to select a KONGSBERG PROTECTOR RWS.

"KONGSBERG is very proud to have won the RWS competition in Denmark. We look forward to a close cooperation with the Danish Army as part of the PROTECTOR user nation family for many years to come. This contract underlines our leading technology within RWS and consolidates our strong position in Europe", says Pål E. Bratlie, Executive Vice President Protech Systems, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS.

GDELS signed a contract with DALO at the end of 2015 to deliver 309 Piranha 8x8 Armored Personnel Carriers in six variants: infantry, command, ambulance, engineer, mortar, and repair. In March 2019, GDELS has delivered first Piranha V to the Royal Danish Army.


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