Konsberg wins CROWS contract

by: Matthew Potter
May 30, 2008

Category: Contract Awards, Norway, production program, U.S. Army | RSS 2.0

The US Army awarded Konsberg a contract to provide Crew Remotely Operated Weapon System (CROWS) II turrets. See an article here. Konsberg is a Norwegian company that is involved in the oil industry, commercial shipping and defense. There website is here. The contract is worth $117 M and will provide weapon mounts that fit within the CROWS turret. The CROWS is mounted on US Army vehicles and allows the gunner to stay inside it and operate whatever weapon is installed – usually machine guns or automatic grenade launchers.

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