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New Norwegian Long Term Plan on Defence: 'A historic plan'

Press release 05/04/2024

The Norwegian Government is proposing to parliament a historic increase in defence spending with 600 billion kroner over the next 12 years, from this year to 2036 (approx. 60 billion USD). It is a historic boost for the Armed Forces. All services of the Norwegian Armed Forces will be strengthened, with more personnel and new capabilities.

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Ventyr SN II AS won the auction for the allocation of a project area for offshore wind in Sørlige Nordsjø II

Press release 20/03/2024

Following a successful auction, it is Ventyr SN II AS, owned by Parkwind and Ingka-group, who will be the first to develop offshore wind in Sørlige Nordsjø II. The winning bid in the auction is 115 øre/kWh. Two bidders participated in the auction.

Fra et møterom i Stortinget. Parlamentariske ledere fra ulike partier sitter rundt bordet.

Norway will meet NATO's 2% guideline in 2024

Press release 14/03/2024

'The security situation nationally and internationally require that we strengthen our defence now. Norway will meet NATO's 2% guideline this year. Norwegian and allied security is not to be taken for granted. We face a more dangerous and more unpredictable Russia for many years to come. Our allies are increasing investments in security and defence. So are we. We will take responsibility for our security, and we will contribute to European security', says Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

Grått kartutsnitt av Europa med Ukraina framhevet i blått.

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Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February 2022. On this page you will find content about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for Norway.

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