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Kongsberg awarded Swedish defence contract

The Norwegian Kongsberg Group has been awarded a contract worth SEK 100 mill. for the development and delivery of a new simulator training centre for the Swedish Armed Forces.

The new Combat Training Centre – Ground Based Air Defence (CTC-GBAD) will be installed in the existing Air Defence training centre in Halmstad.

The Combat Training Centre will consist of simulator based training equipment for all the main Air Defence sensors and effectors in the Swedish Armed Forces.

Further is a capability of training with real Ground Based Air Defence units offered as an option. The system is prepared for integration with a National Training Network.

A company press release says the contract is one of the most complex simulator programs in recent years in the Nordic countries and a valuable reference for Kongsberg.

The delivery is planned finalized in 2012.