The Norwegian Army educates and trains units and personnel. The Army is an important military force both nationally and abroad, in peacetime and in times of crisis or war.
In addition, the Army conducts day-to-day operations in Norway – among them are His Majesty The King's Guard and the Border Guard.
The Army's contribution to operations abroad, covers the whole spectrum of missions – from regular combat tasks to guard and security duties, surveillance, training and other support functions.
The Chief of the Army, supported by the Army Staff, is responsible for force production. The Chief is based at Bardufoss in Troms, Northern Norway. The current Chief is Major General Odin Johannessen.
- Brigade North:
One independent mechanised brigade with brigade command and administrative staff, two mechanised combat battalions (Armoured Battalion and Telemark Battalion), one light armoured combat battalion (2nd Battalion), an artillery battalion, an engineer battalion, an intelligence battalion, a communications battalion, a combat service and support battalion, a medical battalion and a military police company.
- His Majesty The King's Guard in Oslo
- The Border Guard in Finnmark guards the Norway–Russia border
Education and training centres
- Norwegian Army Weapons School, Østerdalen Garrison (Terningmoen and Rena)
- Norwegian Military Academy, Camp Linderud, Oslo
- Norwegian Army Officer Candidate School, Camp Rena
- Norwegian Army Tactical Training Centre, Camp Rena
- Norwegian Defence Logistic Training Centre, Sessvollmoen
- Norwegian Armed Forces Winter Warfare School, Terningmoen