Haga, Lars Peder
DepartmentNorwegian Defence University College, Royal Norwegian Air Force Academy
PositionAssociate Professor at the Department of Air Power and Leadership Studies
Phone+47 73 99 54 56
E-maillhaga@fhs.mil.no

(Born. 1975), PhD in Soviet history from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, 2011. At the Air Force Academy since 2011, where he has taught modern history, international policy formation, national crisis management and Air Power, since 2015 with emphasis on the relationship between technology and air power. He has researched Russian Air Power and and military power. Haga is together with Dr Ole Jørgen Maaø one of the main authors of the new Norwegian Air Power Doctrine (forthcoming fall 2018), and a contributor to the revised Joint Operations Doctrine  2018. He has developed and managed a series of training scenarios for the Academy.

Fields of interest and competencies

  • Russian Air Power and Military Power, doctrine and operations
  • Air Power and Air Operations
  • Area studies and Mental Mapping
  • Intelligence, surveillance and deterrence


Books/reports/dissertations

  • Maaø, Ole Jørgen and Lars Peder Haga. 2018. Forsvarets doktrine for luftoperasjoner. Trondheim: Forsvaret.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2011. Erobrernes kart: Sovjetiske litterære, vitenskapelige og kulturelle aktørers mentale kartlegging av Øst- og Sentraleuropa, 1944-1953. Doktoravhandlinger ved NTNU, no. 100. Trondheim: Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Det humanistiske fakultet, Institutt for historie og klassiske fag.

Parts of books/reports

  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2020. "Russia: Modernizing Air and Space". In Air Forces The Next Generation, edited by Amit Gupta, 52–71. Havant, Hampshire UK: Howgate Publishing Limited.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2017. "Russisk luftmakt 2.0". In A New Russia? Consequences for Norway and the Royal Norwegian Air Force?, edited by Torgeir E. Sæveraas, 47–54. TRONDHEIM: Luftkrigsskolen.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2016. "Coming to Terms with Europe: Konstantin Simonov's and Oles'Honchar's Literary Conquest of East Central Europe at the End of World war II". In Socialist Internationalism in the Cold War, Exploring the Second World, edited by Patryk Babiracki and Austin Jersild, 19–48. Palgrave Macmillan.

Peer-reviewed articles

  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2011. Imaginer la démocratie populaire. L'Institut d'économie mondiale et la carte mentale soviétique de l'Europe de l'Est. Vingtième Siècle. Revue d'histoire 109 (1): 12–30.

Non-refereed articles

  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2019. Er Russland en "near peer" i lufta? Luftkrigsskolens skriftserie 36 : 23–30.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2019. Russlands romprogram og -strategi. Luftled - luftmilitært tidsskrift (1): 16–19.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2018. Teknologi og luftkrigsskolekadetten. JetSet: Organ for kadettsamfunnet ved Luftkrigsskolen Vår 2018 : 16–17.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2018. Trident Juncture og russiske alarmøvelser, kan de sammenlignes? Luftled Desember 2018 (3): 28–30.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2013. Det norske forsvaret og ubemannede luftfartøy (UAV). Pro Patria (3): 46–49.

Op-eds/comments/blog posts

  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2019. Den kalde krigen som en near-peer konflikt. JetSet: Organ for kadettsamfunnet ved Luftkrigsskolen.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2017. Når alt blir krig. Dagens næringsliv, 09 January.
  • Haga, Lars Peder. 2013. "Ikke fred i Syria selv om Assad fjernes". VG-Nett, 24 September.
Published 20 September 2018 09:14.. Last updated 05 December 2019 16:27.