The Norwegian company Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS has landed a large deal with the Royal Malaysian Navy to deliver Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) with a worth of $153 million, according to Xinhuanet.
The contract was signed on April 18th and is a follow-up agreement on an order from 2015, where Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS for providing NSM shipboard equipment on Malaysia’s six new Littoral Combat Ships, where the NSM also will be installed.
And at Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS they are very confident in the abilities of their missiles:
“This contract provides the Royal Malaysian Navy with an important surface-to-surface-missile capability and confirms NSM’s very strong position in the international market,” Eirik Lie, president of Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS, was quoted as saying in the statement.
“NSM is currently chosen by Norway, Poland, Germany and Malaysia,” he said.