Defence & Aerospace has entered into a contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defence to supply the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) for their fleet of Air Defence & Command Frigates.

The NSM, at its core, is designed to handle future threats and warfighting environments making it a 5th generation, long-range, multi-mission (anti-ship & land attack) precision strike missile designed to ensure efficient strikes under complex conditions.

“Kongsberg is very proud to have been selected by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence to provide the NSM to the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) Air Defence & Command Frigates. This is another great achievement for the NSM program and we are very pleased to welcome the RNLN as a member of the NSM User Group,” says Eirik Lie, President of Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace.

Kongsberg cannot provide any further comment on the potential size of this contract.

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, a subsidiary of Kongsberg, is Norway’s premier supplier of defence and aerospace-related systems and solutions. The company’s portfolio comprises products and systems for command and control, information, data handling and surveillance, communications solutions, space technology, missiles and remotely controlled systems. Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace also has extensive capabilities within advanced composite manufacturing and maintenance, repair and overhaul within the aircraft and helicopter market.

Kongsberg is an international, knowledge-based group that supplies high-tech systems and solutions to customers in the energy, merchant, navy and defence and aerospace industries. Kongsberg has more than 11,000 employees in 40 countries.

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