Japan awards Kongsberg follow-on contract for Joint Strike Missiles

Norwegian company Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace announced on 12 November that it has signed a NOK450 million (USD49.2 million) follow-on contract to provide additional precision-guided Joint Strike Missiles (JSMs) for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s (JASDF’s) growing fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters.

“The international F-35 user community is showing great interest in the JSM. Kongsberg is very proud to have been selected by Japan to provide the JSM for their F-35 fleet,” Eirik Lie, President of Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, was quoted as saying in a statement.

Computer-generated imagery showing an F-35 releasing JSMs. Kongsberg announced on 12 November that it had been awarded a follow-on contract to provide an undisclosed number of these missiles for Japan’s F-35 fighters.

https://www.janes.com/defence-news/news-detail/2020/05/15/204886c7-8485-4513-bbe5-bb76dd3884f3?cachebypass=pwfdmYo5Ed

Norwegian company Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace announced on 12 November that it has signed a NOK450...

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