The Slovenian Minister of Defence Mr. Matej Tonin proudly introduced the Oshkosh JLTV, geared up with the KONGSBERG PROTECTOR RS CROWS Distant Weapon Station (RWS), procured by the US Authorities Overseas Army Gross sales. The 38 RWS is below manufacturing in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (US), and might be delivered within the fall. The acquisition is first in a sequence – and Slovenia will procure extra 36 programs in 2021. The occasion was supported and attended by the Norwegian Ambassador to Hungary and the Republic of Slovenia Trine Skymoen – collectively along with her US counterpart.

Slovenian Armed Forces unveils its Oshkosh Protection JLTVs geared up with RS CROWS Distant Weapon Station (RWS).

“We skilled nice help by the Norwegian and US ambassadors. KONGSBERG introduced three CROWS stations, which we built-in on the bottom in Slovenia,” stated Arne Gjennestad, Vice President Advertising and marketing & Gross sales in DLS . “The media occasion confirmed that Slovenia is an extended and trusted consumer of KONGSBERG Distant Weapon Stations. They’re happy with their programs and really proud of the US-Norwegian cooperation to ship this functionality, which is necessary for each nationwide and NATO coalition defence.”


Slovenian Armed Forces unveils its Oshkosh Defense JLTVs equipped with RS CROWS Remote Weapon Station (RWS).
In Slovenian Armed Pressure service, the Oshkosh Protection JLTVs might be referred to as LKOV.

The Slovenian modernization of their armed forces will proceed with the procurement of 8×8 armored automobiles. Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA)’s Division Land Methods (DLS), supported the Slovenia Ministry of Defence in presenting their new defence functionality. The KONGSBERG RT40 unmanned remote-controlled 30 mm gun turret is a robust candidate to be chosen on the popular automobile – which presently is the Boxer, made by German firms Rheinmetall and KMW. In Slovenian service, the automobiles might be referred to as LKOV 4×4 (lahkih kolesnih oklepnih vozil, mild wheeled armored automobiles).

Slovenian Ministry of Defense Receives Oshkosh 4×4 JLTV (Joint Light Tactical Vehicles)
The Oshkosh Protection JLTVs 4×4 mild armored automobiles arrived on the port of Koper, which Slovenia purchased from the United State.

In October 2018, Slovenia has signed an Intergovernmental Letter of Provide and Acceptance (LOA) with the U.S. Authorities for the acquisition of 38 Oshkosh JLTVs. The worth of the contract for the acquisition of 38 JLTV automobiles was round 15.7 million euros. Eighteen of the brand new JLTVs might be delivered to the particular operations forces with the remaining 20 models to the medium battalion battle group for the supply of nationwide protection and achievement of NATO’s objectives of functionality for the Slovenian Armed Forces.

Rafael's SPIKE LR Missile Successfully Fired from Slovenian Armed Forces Oshkosh JLTV
Rafael’s SPIKE LR Missile Efficiently Fired from Slovenian Armed Forces Oshkosh Protection JLTVs.