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.
2016-10-11: 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.
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.
History, status, background and plans - learn more in this presentation of the Norwegian F-35 Program.