by Richard Tomkins
Washington (UPI) Sep 1, 2017
Kongsberg Defense Systems will maintain gear boxes on Norway's Sea King helicopters, under a deal with the Norwegian Defense Logistics organization.
The framework agreement, which could cost as much as $37.9 million, is in effect until 2020 and has a three-year option.
"This framework agreement secures a continued operation of the Norwegian Sea King helicopters until the new AW101 search-and-rescue helicopters are fully operative, and entail an important continuity for Kongsberg in a period where the organization is being built up to maintain gearboxes on the NH-90 and AW101 helicopters," Kongsberg's Executive Vice President Aerostructure Terje Bråthen said in a company news release Tuesday.
The Norway-based company also announced it will deliver its Integrated Combat Solution for Finland's new K9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled artillery.
The contract was signed with Hanwha Land Systems of South Korea, maker of the artillery.
Washington (UPI) Aug 18, 2017
Thales In-Service Support will provide refit, repair, and maintenance services for Canadian Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships. The nearly $633 million contract, called AJISS, also covers Joint Support Ships and is initially for eight years of work. If Canada exercises contract options extending Thales' support for as long as 35 years, the overall value would be about $4.11 billion. ... read more
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