Norwegian company to supply Malaysia with Naval Strike Missiles

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 Naval Strike Missiles are used by Norway, Poland, Germany and Malaysia, according to Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace AS

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.

 

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