End game for the Orion

European MPAs Part 3

The 333 Skvadron Orions carry the names of Norwegian arctic explorers or other significant people from the unit’s past. This is P-3C 3297 ‘Jøssing’, named after the fjord where the 1940 Altmark Incident took place, and a term for an anti-Nazi fighter.
Jan Jørgensen

Norway

Maritime operations have always been an important task for the Luftforsvaret (Royal Norwegian Air Force, RNoAF), due to the nation’s strategically important position on NATO’s northern flank. Furthermore, as Norway’s sea territory is seven times larger than its land mass, a strong maritime warfare capability is a must for the Norwegian military.

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