The NATO Help and Procurement Company (NSPA) supported Norway within the preparation of a key radar acquisition contract signed in November 2022. The collaboration between NSPA and Norway will proceed all through the acquisition section and later with NSPA managing the Efficiency-Based mostly Contractor Logistics Help (PB-CLS) contract for the help of the brand new radar sensors for the next 19 years. The procurement of the radars that can monitor Norwegian and close by airspace, permitted by Stortinget (the Norwegian Parliament) in June 2019, would require shut cooperation between key gamers such because the Norwegian Defence Materiel Company (NDMA), The Norwegian Protection Estates Company (NDEA), the Protection Employees (FST), the Air Pressure and the Ministry of Defence.

The challenge consists of a expertise acquisition with related property, constructing and building measures. The general challenge administration duty of the procurement will probably be taken by NDMA, along with responsiblity for the expertise procurement. 5 radar techniques are to be established in new areas, whereas three present radar stations will proceed to function. Additional to the difficulty of the RFP in 2020, the acquisition contract with Lockheed Martin was signed in November 2022. The primary new radar is deliberate to be in place in 2025, with the remaining seven radars to observe by 2029. All radars will probably be operational earlier than 2030. The brand new radar techniques will strengthen Norway’s protection functionality, and can represent NATO’s eyes within the north.


All through the acquisition interval, NSPA will present acquisition help providers to NDMA within the space of Built-in Logistic Help, Reliability, Availability, Maintainability, Testability and Configuration Administration (ILS-RAMT-CM). NSPA has been tasked to enter right into a Contractor Logistics Help (CLS) settlement with the identical Contractor on behalf of NDMA. The upkeep idea relies on unmanned websites that will probably be attended to on schedule and when wanted. The help will probably be offered based on a Efficiency-Based mostly Contractor Logistics Help technique (PB-CLS contract), along with an organizational upkeep degree based mostly at three Regional Upkeep Centres (RMC). NSPA, on behalf of NDMA, will activate the CLS providers on the finish of the acquisition contract.

The NATO Help and Procurement Company (French: L’Agence OTAN de soutien et d’acquisition), abbreviated to NSPA, is the primary logistics and procurement company of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) and is the manager department of the NATO Help and Procurement Organisation (NSPO), previously NATO Upkeep and Provide Group (NAMSO). Till 2012, the duties have been organised with the NATO Provide Company[2] and different establishments. It has about 1200 workers in Luxembourg, France, Italy and Hungary. On 1 April 2015, organisation and construction of NSPO and NSPA modified. This alteration marks the growth of Company capabilities to incorporate all points of techniques procurement from preliminary acquisition all through sustainment.