Norwegian defence news
The US Department of Defense and the Norwegian Ministry of Defense announced the beginning of cooperation in developing a promising solid-fuel ramjet engine that both countries could use in supersonic and hypersonic weapons, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Norway will buy 120 Javelin FGM-148 missiles from the USA after the State Department approves this foreign sale, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned.
The Norwegian armed forces will continue to use the Swedish company Saab's anti-tank systems, BulgarianMilitary.com has learned, quoting a press release from the Swedish company.
The Norwegian Ministry of Defense has announced a plan to acquire new tanks to replace the Leopard 2A4NO used there today. Offers from South Korea and Germany with brand new Leopard 2s are considered
Nuclear submarines, powerful radar stations, large-scale exercises and reconnaissance missions - NATO is increasingly active in northern Europe. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the alliance is purposefully pumping up Norway with a military contingent.
According to the Norwegian Air Force command, another batch of three F-35A Lightning-2 fighters purchased in the USA arrived at the Erland Air Force Base, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Northrop Grumman announced plans to ship a high-altitude long-range UAV (HALE class) MQ-4C Triton to Norway to evaluate its use in conjunction with the Poseidon P-8A aircraft, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
Norway and Germany are studying a new proposal from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for the joint supply of Type-212CD class diesel-electric submarines for the naval forces of these two countries, learned BulgarianMilitary.com
The Norwegian Armed Forces are upgrading the Globe radar in the city of Vardø in the north of the country, installing new American equipment. Local residents, according to the NRK publication, are nervous and afraid because of this
The airborne units of the Russian airborne forces in the Arctic caused a great resonance in Norway. Russian expert Jakub Godzimirsky of the Norwegian Institute of Foreign Policy believes that this is primarily a symbolic event.
In a 123-page national defense development plan presented at a press conference by Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Sulberg and Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen, Russia is mentioned 58 times, and China - 52 times.
Mankind finally has a common enemy. Is it time to forget about the feuds of East and West and move on to joint military action against the adversary, known as COVID 19, which threatens the whole world.
MOSCOW, (BM) - Tests of the Russian frigate "Admiral of the Casatonov Fleet" in the Barents Sea interfered with the operation of radio equipment and radars in northern Norway, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according report of the local newspaper Aftenposten, citing the Ministry of Defense of the country. Read more: Norwegian Coast Guard Vessels!-->!-->!-->…
OSLO, (BM) - The Norwegian Armed Forces received the first 155 / 52-mm self-propelled howitzers K9 South Korean production, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. The first two self-propelled guns and one K10 ammunition transport vehicle arrived in Norway at the port of Drammen (Oslo) at the end of November. December 4 delivered equipment was officially!-->…
OSLO, (BM) - The Norwegian Air Force has activated its first squadron of F-35A fifth generation single engine stealth fighters, one of the very first services worldwide to do so since the jet first entered service in the U.S. Air Force in 2015, learned BulgarianMilitary.com. Read more: GKN Aerospace Norway Announced a $66M Contract for F135!-->!-->!-->…