Tag Archives: Kongsberg

NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance Force Gains Mission-Ready Status With Northrop-Built Global Hawk Drone

RQ-4D Northrop Grumman

NATO's Alliance Ground Surveillance force has achieved initial operating capability of a Northrop Grumman-made unmanned aircraft system designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Northrop said Thursday its RQ-4D Phoenix Global Hawk aircraft gained Supreme Allied Commander Europe's approval for the IOC, allowing NATO to use the aircraft year-round.

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Kongsberg Subsidiary to Help Develop Contingency Mgmt Platform for FAA Drone Test Site

Kongsberg Geospatial

Kongsberg subsidiary will participate in a CAL Analytics-led industry team that secured a $1.6M contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to build and demonstrate a contingency management platform at a Rome, N.Y, test site for unmanned aircraft systems. Kongsberg said Monday its geospatial business will support the CMP development project at Griffiss International Airport in collaboration with four other companies, Oneida County and the Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research organization.

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Thomas Kennedy: Raytheon Seeks to Replace Existing Surface-to-Surface Missiles With NSM

Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy, a two-time Wash100 recipient, has said the company intends to make the Naval Strike Missile program a “multibillion-dollar franchise opportunity“ by replacing the current international and local inventory of surface-to-surface missiles, Defense News reported Thursday. NSM is a joint effort of Raytheon and Norway-based Kongsberg and is …

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Raytheon-Kongsberg Team to Build Weapon System for Navy ‘Over-the-Horizon’ Mission

Raytheon has partnered with Kongsberg Gruppen to produce a missile system intended for over-the-horizon defense missions onboard the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships and frigates. The military service picked the companies’ joint Naval Strike Missile offering to support OTH missions under a potential $847.6 million contract, Raytheon said Friday. Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon’s …

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