New Combat Aircraft for the Norwegian Armed Forces

Welcome to, 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.

Norges syvende F-35 er nå levert og benyttes til utdannings- og treningsformål i USA.

Information to the press regarding first F35's to Norway

2017-10-29: The time has come for Norway to receive our first F-35 Lightning II to norway. On the day of the Royal Norwegian Air Force's 73rd anniversary, on November 10th 2017, the F-35 aircraft arrival will be celebrated. The ceremony takes place at Ørland Air Force Station, central Norway.

Første norske F-35 løftes ut av monteringsdokken 9. april 2015

Norway pleased with cost reductions in LRIP 9 F-35 contract

2016-11-03: The Joint Program Office has definitized the contract with Lockheed Martin for the ninth production series of the F-35, which includes six Norwegian aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2017.


A Brief Presentation of the Norwegian F-35 Program

History, status, background and plans - learn more in this presentation of the Norwegian F-35 Program.




Ministry of Defence

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

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