Kongsberg Maritime AS, a wholly owned Kongsberg Gruppen ASA company specialising in development of high end hydroacoustic technology has signed a contract with the Turkish company HAVELSAN A.Þ.for delivery of Simrad SP92MKII commercial sonars to the New Type Patrol Boat Project for the Turkish Naval Forces Command.
The contract, valued at approx. 30 MNOK is for 16 boats and was won in an open international competition. Delivery is scheduled from 2009 until 2014. The new patrol boats are being built by main contractor Dearsan Shipbuilding Yard whilst HAVELSAN A.Þ. is employed as the main sub contractor for the Combat Systems.