International Operations

Personnel from the Norwegian Armed Forces participate in military operations and missions all over the world. Read about some of our ongoing operations here.



Iraq<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/netttkirakC8084.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />IraqIn May 2015, the Norwegian Armed Forces sent their first military contribution to the international coalition established to counter ISIL in Iraq.
Balkans<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/tk7529-2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />BalkansThe Norwegian Armed Forces have played an active part in stabilising the Balkans since the 1990s.
Mine countermeasures<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/SNMCMG1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mine countermeasuresMines are still a threat in maritime warfare. Norway contributes with both vessels and personnel to NATO's mine countermeasures.
Afghanistan<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Valgdag%20Afghanistan4.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />AfghanistanNorway has been a part of the international coalition forces in Afghanistan since 2002 and is still present in the country.
South Sudan<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/tkunR0320.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />South SudanSouth Sudan is one of the world's youngest nations. Since 2011, the Norwegian Armed Forces have participated in the UNMISS mission.
Mali<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20160921tk_R9354.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />MaliNorway participates in MINUSMA in Mali. The UN mission supports the local authorities in maintaining control and peace in the African nation.
Middle East<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/HMKG_UNTSO_Brendefur_051115_03.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Middle EastPersonnel from the Norwegian Armed Forces participate in several international operations in the Middle East.