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Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has signed a contract with the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for delivery of the PROTECTOR Remote Weapon Station (RWS) to the Danish Army. The contract, valued at 270MNOK (€26.6 million), was won in an international competitive bidding process.

The PROTECTOR is the world’s most fielded RWS, with close to 20,000 units delivered to customers around the world. Denmark becomes the 23rd country to select a Kongsberg PROTECTOR RWS solution, in this case to be integrated onto the PIRANHA V armoured vehicles, some 300 of which are in the process of delivery, with completion due by 2023.

We look forward to a close cooperation with the Danish Army as part of the PROTECTOR user nation family for many years to come. This contract underlines our leading technology within RWS and consolidates our strong position in Europe,“ commented Pål E Bratlie, Executive Vice President Protech Systems, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS.

Kongsberg’s PROTECTOR RWS will be installed on an unspecified number of the 309 PIRANHA V armoured vehicles Denmark is currently in the process of receiving. (Photo: Danish MoD)

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