Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF)

Norway deploys F-35As for Air Policing duties in Iceland

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) has deployed F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters from Ørland Main Air Station, Norway, to Keflavik Air Base in Iceland to provide a Quick Reaction Alert capability in support of NATO’s Icelandic Air Policing (IAP) mission

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Ukrainian pilots begin F-16 training in Denmark as Norwegian 'Vipers' arrive

The Royal Danish Air Force has been training Ukrainian Air Force pilots to fly the F-16 Fighting Falcon at Skrydstrup Air Base since late December 2023, when the first six candidates arriving after completing a basic training course in the UK

Norway bids farewell to abdicating Sea Kings

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) retired the last of its Sea King Mk 43B search-and-rescue helicopters on November 27, bringing to an end more than 50 years of operational service

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Argentina moves to buy Norwegian Orions and Danish ‘Vipers’

The Argentine Air Force and Navy are being prepared for a major recapitalisation with the acquisition of four P-3C/N Orion maritime patrol aircraft from Norway and up to 38 F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcon multi-role fighters from Denmark, after the respective deals were green lit by the US government on October 11

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World first as F-35A jets land on road

Footage has been released of two F-35A Lightning II stealth jets landing and taking off from a public road as part of a NATO exercise.

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The curious link between Roger Moore and a Norwegian Air Force squadron

In an era where squadron markings on aircraft are often toned down or not worn at all, a notable exception is the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s 333 Squadron. The unit flies the Boeing P-8A Poseidon, which on the tail have a large stick figure with a halo to highlight its nickname of ‘The Saints’

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Norway postpones helicopter fleet recap, opts to partially upgrade ageing Bell 412s

The Norwegian Ministry of Defence has approved plans to partially upgrade its ageing Bell 412HP/SP utility helicopters and postpone the recapitalisation of the Royal Norwegian Air Force’s special operations rotorcraft fleet by at least 15 years in a move that goes against the advice of the head of the nation’s armed forces

Norway selects MH-60R Seahawk to partially replace NH90 fleet

Norway has announced plans to acquire six Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission utility helicopters to replace some of its now-retired fleet of NHIndustries NH90 rotorcraft, which were withdrawn from operational use in June 2022

Romania inks €388m deal to buy F-16s from Norway

A contract for the sale of 32 second-hand Royal Norwegian Air Force Lockheed Martin F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcons to Romania was signed by the Romanian government and the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency on November 4

Norway bids farewell to Falcon 20ECM fleet after 50 years of ops

The Royal Norwegian Air Force marked the end of an era on September 30, when its two-strong fleet of ageing Dassault Falcon 20ECM multi-mission aircraft were flown operationally for the final time – bringing almost 50 years of operations with the type to a close