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Kitron books $3.2 million contract with the Kongsberg Group

June 8, 2011 - London

Kitron, Inc., a subsidiary of Kitron ASA, has received a $3.2 million (about NOK 17 million) contract from Kongsberg Defense Corporation to deliver electronics. Kitron will manufacture components for the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS II) contract that Kongsberg Defence Corporation has with the US Army. Kongsberg Defense Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Kongsberg Group. The work will be performed in Kitron's new manufacturing facility, located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.


For further information please contact:
Jørgen Bredesen, CEO of Kitron ASA, tel. +47 48 25 25 84 or e-mail
Jan Liholt, Managing Director of Kitron Inc., tel. +1 814 619 0524 or e-mail


Kitron is one of Scandinavia's leading electronic manufacturing services companies for the Defence, Energy/Telecoms, Industry, Medical equipment and Offshore/Marine sectors. The company is located in Norway, Sweden, Lithuania, Germany, China and the United States. Kitron had a revenue of about NOK 1.7 billion in 2010 and has about 1,100 employees.


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