Surface-to-air missile system to undergo radar upgrades with KONGSBERGNews
February 16, 2021
NORWAY. Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has been awarded a contract by Norwegian Material Defense Agency for upgrade of the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS).
The upgrade of the NASAMS Sentinel radar’s Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) is intended to ensure the system operates in accordance with future NATO standards, further improving the already secure identification of friendly aircraft.
The company claims that the NASAMS is designed with a distributed architecture and flexible network solution aiming to ensure that the system is capable of solving a wide variety of air defense missions.
KONGSBERG also claims that NASAMS is the world's most widely used air defense system in its segment, jointly developed and manufactured in a partnership between Raytheon and KONGSBERG.