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F-35 Takes Over QRA Mission from F-16

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Thursday 6 January 2022 was a historic day for the Royal Norwegian Air Force. On this day, Norway’s new F-35s officially took over the QRA mission, ending the F-16 fleet’s 42 year-long mission serving Norway and NATO. The formal transfer of authority from F-16 to F-35 took place at Evenes Air Base in northern Norway […]

Source: F-35 Lightning II - Lockheed Martin


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Norway to Sell Limited Number of F-16s to Draken International

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The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency has signed a contract with US company Draken International to sell up to 12 F-16 combat aircraft. The aircraft will be used as part of Draken’s training services in the United States. For decades the F-16s have been the backbone of the Royal Norwegian Air Force and of the defence […]

Source: Regjeringen


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Rekordkontrakt til norsk forsvarsindustri

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Forsvarsmateriell og Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace undertegner i dag kontrakt på levering av missiler til norske F-35. – Med denne kontrakten sikrer vi en helt avgjørende kapasitet for våre nye kampfly, sier forsvarsminister Odd Roger Enoksen. Kontrakten har en verdi på fire milliarder kroner og er med det en av de største anskaffelsene av våpen […]

Source: Regjeringen


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U.S. Marine Corps Awards Production Contract to Kongsberg for C-UAS Capability

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JOHNSTOWN, Penn. — The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a production contract to Kongsberg Protech Systems USA to deliver remote weapon systems (RWS) as part of the Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS) program, the company said Oct. 5.   The indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract has a ceiling of $94 million and includes a […]

Source: Sea Power Magazine


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Europe’s First Multidomain Task Force Tests High-Altitude Balloons for Targeting in Norway

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Army Europe and Africa’s first Multidomain Task Force was activated on Sept. 16, but the new unit has already cut its teeth in the theater at a long-range, precision-fires exercise in Norway, where officials experimented with high-altitude balloons for targeting, the new task force’s commander told Defense News. At the first-ever Thunder Cloud exercise in Adenes, […]

Source: DefenseNews


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