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Exercise Baltops successfully concluded<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/200609-NORN_SNMG1-007.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Exercise Baltops successfully concludedThe largest maritime exercise in the Baltic Sea of 2020, exercise Baltops concluded this week.
Joint Exercise with US bombers and Norwegian fighters<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20200603_KT7A9921_2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Joint Exercise with US bombers and Norwegian fightersFor the third time this year, Norwegian fighters trained together with US strategic bombers.
Norway and the U.S. join forces in the air<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20200520JH_E9A4560.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Norway and the U.S. join forces in the airOn 20 May 2020, four Norwegian F-35s trained along with two American B-1B bomber aircraft in Norwegian airspace.
Frigate in accident<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20181207JØ_1338.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Frigate in accidentHNoMS Helge Ingstad was involved in a collision with the oil tanker Sola TS in Norwegian waters around 04:00 Thursday 8 November 2018.
8 May – Liberation and Veterans Day<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/avisgutt-8mai-bilde.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />8 May – Liberation and Veterans DayThis year, we mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Norway. Through this video, we thank the people who fought for our freedom. Watch it here.
Norway's War Heroes of the Air<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Flyskolen%20Little%20Norway.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Norway's War Heroes of the AirDuring World War II, thousands of Norwegians travelled to the other side of the Atlantic. From there, they took the Norwegian Armed Forces to new heights.
French forces commemorated the Battle of Narvik<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20200310inm_IMG_8359.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />French forces commemorated the Battle of NarvikOn 9 March 2020, 380 French soldiers paid tribute to the soldiers that died in the Battle of Narvik 80 years ago.
New date: Rygge Air Show 2020<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20191017MG_6706.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />New date: Rygge Air Show 2020Rygge Air Show 2020 set to take place on 6 June 2020, has been rescheduled to Saturday 12 June 2021.
Thought there were no tacos in Norway<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/USMC_Gran_9301.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Thought there were no tacos in NorwayEdgardo Quilesacevedo from the US Marine Corps (USMC) thought he would miss tacos the most on his first trip to Norway. When the Mäkitalo family heard this, they decided to surprise him.
The Norwegian Armed Forces end exercise Cold Response<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/cr2020-110320.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The Norwegian Armed Forces end exercise Cold ResponseOn 11 March, the Norwegian Armed Forces decided to end the ongoing winter exercise in Northern Norway. The exercise will be terminated in a controlled matter.
Life as captain on a NATO flagship<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20200123JØ_9399.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Life as captain on a NATO flagshipThis spring, the Norwegian frigate HNoMS Otto Sverdrup sails the waters of northern Europe for NATO – as flagship of NATO’s northern standing maritime fleet.
Norway's F-35 to Iceland<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20191106HAH_Bilde2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Norway's F-35 to IcelandNorway is now ready to solve missions both in Norway and abroad with the F-35s.´s-f-35-to-iceland
Norwegian warship on NATO duty<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20200122JØ_7486.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Norwegian warship on NATO dutyThe Norwegian frigate “Otto Sverdrup” has started its mission as flagship for NATO’s standing naval fleet in Northern Europe.
Dedichen ready for NATO<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20200106tk_I8656.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dedichen ready for NATOVice Admiral Louise K. Dedichen (55) has had a hectic start as Norway’s new NATO military representative.
US Air Force training together with allies in Norway<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20191030_Luftforsvaret_9704.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />US Air Force training together with allies in NorwayOn 30 October 2019, an American Stratofortress B-52 aircraft from the US Air Force conducted an exercise with the Norwegian Armed Forces in Setermoen firing range, northern Norway.
Allied training in the high North<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/2019_11_06%20(U)_DSC_3651_%20formation-2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Allied training in the high NorthOn 6 November 2019, three American B-52 Stratofortress from the US Air Force flew together with the Royal Norwegian Air Force in the High North.
A stronger defence <img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20190926tk_I6960.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A stronger defence The military advice of the Chief of Defence 2019.
Trine in Mali<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/IMG_1762-Trine-Minusma.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Trine in MaliAs personnel officer for the UN in Mali, Trine Jørgensen gets close to a lot of people, cultures and nations. And death.
The UN’s Middle East correspondent<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20190325tk_I5882.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The UN’s Middle East correspondentRight in the middle of the world’s most complex conflict is a Norwegian Major General. Luckily, Kristin Lund has been out in the storm before.
Norwegian admiral makes NATO history<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20190712_HAH9088.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Norwegian admiral makes NATO historyOne of Norway’s most prominent officers paves the way when she becomes the first woman in NATO’s Military Committee.
The raising of HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" has started<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20190225_07_47_49.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The raising of HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" has startedOperation for raising the partly sunken frigate HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" started early morning on Tuesday 26 February. The operation is estimated to take five–six days.
HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" to be towed further south<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/NRK-pool-27feb19_10_27_49.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />HNoMS "Helge Ingstad" to be towed further southDue to high waves at the collision site, the frigate "Helge Ingstad" and the barges will be towed to Hanøytangen, approximately 15 nautical miles southeast of the current site.
Chief of Defence reports on 2018<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/FAAR-20190423tk_I6758.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Chief of Defence reports on 2018Norwegian Chief of Defence, admiral Haakon Bruun-Hanssen, gives his view on 2018.
The High North security dynamics and NATO<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/image4.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The High North security dynamics and NATOThe global security dynamics are changing rapidly, influencing also the regional security environment including in the Arctic and the High North.
NATO passed its big stress test in logistics<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20180913tk_I2995.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />NATO passed its big stress test in logisticsMateriel, vehicles and personnel that participated in Trident Juncture are now being transported out of Norway.
Trident, what? Why the name Trident Juncture?<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/45618987141_04b65ddf7a_o.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Trident, what? Why the name Trident Juncture?You have heard about NATO's exercise Trident Juncture. But how did NATO come up with the name?
Visited the Norwegian frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/foggo_ingstad.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Visited the Norwegian frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad"The world is watching and I would like to thank you for the work you are doing", stated Admiral James G. Foggo, when visiting the Norwegian frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad.
Swedish soldiers injured in traffic accident<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/56293047453__7793C1AD-2E97-4310-A075-E7AB7A526F17.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Swedish soldiers injured in traffic accidentThe four Swedish soldiers involved in a traffic accident during excercise Trident Juncture 18, are now discharged from hospital.
A local hero for the U.S. Marines<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20181017KK_012.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />A local hero for the U.S. MarinesDuring exercise Trident Juncture, the soldiers of the Norwegian Home Guard not only serve as local guides. They are also important links between the foreign troops and the local communities.
NATO – the cornerstone of Norwegian defence<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20181025MS-5.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />NATO – the cornerstone of Norwegian defence"NATO is our military cornerstone", Norwegian Chief of Defence stated at the opening for exercise Trident Juncture.
When NATO came to town<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20181026KK_003.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />When NATO came to townHugs, hamburgers and socks. The Norwegian residents of Voll in Trøndelag county show they appreciate NATO coming to town.
Trident Juncture Media opportunities<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/170626-FRAN-0485V-188.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Trident Juncture Media opportunitiesHere is a selection of media opportunities during exercise Trident Juncture 2018 in Norway. We advise journalists to sign up for the events you wish to cover.
No serious injuries in traffic accident<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20181022tk_I5689.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />No serious injuries in traffic accidentNone of the military personnel involved in yesterday's accident were seriously injured. They are now discharged from hospital.
The faces of Trident Juncture<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20181019FR_-4684.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />The faces of Trident Juncture50,000 troops from 31 nations participate in exercise Trident Juncture. Meet some of them.
Trident Juncture press meeting<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/20180703tk_I4076.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Trident Juncture press meetingExercise Trident Juncture starts 25 October. The same day, Admirals Haakon Bruun-Hanssen and James Foggo meet the press in Oslo, Norway.
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Published 11 June 2015 14:25.. Last updated 07 May 2020 16:29.