BarentsWatch framework contract to Kongsberg Spacetec

The Norwegian Government’s High North strategy states that the government will take the initiative to establish a comprehensive monitoring and warning system for the North. The project has been named BarentsWatch.


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The main purpose of the government’s initiative is to secure a civilian monitoring of Norwegian waters, as part of an operational activity, contribute to responsible management of environment and resources, and to support the Norwegian foreign policy.

After the bidding process for prequalification of suppliers, Kongsberg Spacetec reached the highes rate on price and technical quality, and is awarded the contract to deliver the solutions for the technical framework.

We are very pleased with the solution”, says project manager Frode Kjersem. “Kongsberg Spacetec is a rock solid company with a strong expertise in the areas we need. We look forward to good cooperation and a good result”, he says.

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