Defence

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The principal objective of Norwegian security policy is to safeguard Norway’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and political freedom of action.

C-130J Hercules "Nanna".

Military contributions to international operations in 2016

The government has done a comprehensive assessment of Norwegian military contributions to international operations in 2016.

F-35 take off fra Luke

New Combat Aircraft for the Norwegian Armed Forces

Welcome to kampfly.no, the Norwegian Ministry of Defence's homepage for the acquisition of new combat aircraft for the Norwegian Armed Forces. Norway plans an acquisition of up to 52 F-35A, which along with weapons and support equipment are estimated to cost NOK 69.7 billion in 2016 values. The first two aircraft were delivered in 2015, followed by another two in 2016, and the first aircraft will arrive in Norway in 2017.

"Kampkraft og bærekraft"

Long Term Defence Plan adopted

On 15 November the Storting adopted Norway’s new Long Term Defence Plan. Now begins the job of putting the contents of the plan into effect. This article explains a bit about the way forward.

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Integrity Action Plan Handbook

The Centre for Integrity in the Defence Sector (CIDS) and Transparency International UK’s Defence and Security Programme (TI-DSP) are proud to present the first-ever practical handbook on how to develop an integrity action plan for the defence sector.

The Norwegian Government Has Decided to Procure Five P-8A Poseidon

The Norwegian Government decided 25th November to procure five P-8A Poseidon for delivery in 2021 to 2022. The decision taken in the Government has been proposed to the Parliament, which is expected to reach a resolution regarding the procurement mid December.

Norway welcomes USMC rotational training and exercises

The U.S. Marine Corps will establish a limited rotational force presence of approximately 330 Marines in Vaernes, Norway beginning in January 2017.

More on Defence

Documents

Future acquisitions for the Norwegian Armed Forces 2015-2023

February 3rd 2016: Pending decisions in the new White Paper on Defence updating of the Future acquisition for the Norwegian Defence Sector 2015-2023 is postponed.

Support and Cooperation

A description of the total defence concept today. The total defence concept was developed in the period. Press the pdf link below to download the report.

Resources

Contact

Ministry of Defence

Phone: + 47 23 09 80 00
Address: Pb. 8126 Dep., 0032 Oslo
Visitor address: Glacisgata 1, 0150 Oslo