to Supply MINESNIPER Mk III Mine Disposal Weapon System to Royal Norwegian
Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract for supply
of the MINESNIPER Mk III One Shot Mine Disposal Weapon System to the
Royal Norwegian Navy. The contract is won in international competition
and made between the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation and KONGSBERG,
represented by the Naval Systems & Surveillance division.
class minesweeper. Kongsberg will fit MINESNIPER Mk III onboard the
six Mine Countermeasure Vessels (MCMV) of the class.
Picture: Peter Reed Larsen/Umoe Mandal
Mk III System will support the needs of the Armed Forces by introducing
new and flexible capabilities for inspection and disarmament of Sea-Mines
in the Royal Norwegian Navy. The System consists of a number of MINESNIPER
Mk III combat vehicles, inspection/training vehicles, logistics and
services for integration into the Command and Control System on-board
the Navy's six Mine Countermeasure Vessels (MCMV).
Mk III One Shot Mine Disposal Weapon System
MINESNIPER Mk III System will enable MCM operations to be performed
in a safer, more rapid and more efficient way. This contract is the
result of a long term effort to strengthen our position as supplier
of MCM systems, and in this context this is a very important reference
contract for KONGSBERG”, says Executive Vice President Leiv Inge
Steig in Kongsberg Defence Systems.