Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with Marvin Engineering worth 136 MNOK to supply air-to-air pylons for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program. The agreement covers production lot 14 for all variants of the fighter. “This contract confirms KONGSBERG’s capabilities as a key supplier to the F-35 Program. We continue our long standing relationship with Marvin Engineering providing continued production through 2022 in KONGSBERG’s facilities”, says Terje Bråthen, Executive Vice President Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS.
Kongsberg Gruppen is an international technology group that supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers in the merchant marine, defence, aerospace, offshore oil and gas industries, and renewable and utilities industries. Kongsberg is a continuation of Kongsberg Weapons Factory (Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk – KV). After KV’s restructuring in 1987, defence activities continued as the company Norsk Forsvarsteknologi (NFT). In 1995 the company changed its name to Kongsberg Gruppen. Kongsberg was listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in 1993 and is a public company. The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries is the largest shareholder with a 50.001 percent interest.