KONGSBERG to Deliver Multiple C-UAS Air Defense Systems to Ukraine

Norwegian Defense firm, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, announces that it has signed agreement to deliver multiple C-UAS air defense systems to Ukraine. These systems will be delivered through the International Fund for Ukraine.

This package includes several CORTEX Typhon systems worth GBP 56 million. CORTEX Typhon C-UAS system is designed to counter a wide spectrum of UAVs by means of soft as well as hard kill.

“This contract will provide a significant capability boost for the Armed Forces of Ukraine and will support their ability to protect their people and defend their country against aerial threats,” says Eirik Lie, President of Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace.

The CORTEX Typhon C-UAS is based on field-proven software and hardware from Teledyne Flir and KONGSBERG, including surveillance system and KONGSBERG Remote Weapon Station (RWS) and CORTEX Integrated Combat Solution (ICS).

As part of the delivery, the Norwegian Government has donated Dingo 2 vehicles, KONGSBERG RWS and weapons.

Umair Aslam
Umair Aslam is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Global Defense Insight. He has worked as a defense journalist reporting on military modernization programs, nuclear non-proliferation, arms control, and the South Asian Arms race.

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