The principal objective of Norwegian security policy is to safeguard Norway’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and political freedom of action.
Norwegian Government Follows Up Long Term Defence Plan with Significant Budget Increase
The Norwegian Government this week followed up on the new Long Term Defence Plan presented in June with a 2017-budget that involves a significant increase in the funding level for the Norwegian Armed Forces. In total, the Government proposes a NOK 1.9 billion increase year on year, of which NOK 1.14 billion addresses specific measures recommended by the Long Term Defence Plan.
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.
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.
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 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.
The U.S. Marine Corps will establish a limited rotational force presence of approximately 330 Marines in Vaernes, Norway beginning in January 2017.
This document gives an overview of future acquisitions for the Norwegian Defence Sector in the period 2018 - 2025.
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.