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PICTURES: Why Norway wants the Joint Strike Missile

Remember the fuss that Norway made about not committing to buying Lockheed Martin’s F-35 until it got a promise to have Kongsberg’s Joint Strike Missile (JSM) integrated for anti-ship and land attack missions? Well, new images released by the nation’s defence ministry today provide a hint at why its was so insistent. The ship-launched Naval Strike […]

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Why Norway wants the F-35

The Norwegian defence ministry is making a hard push to drive through its planned NKr60 billion ($10.5 billion) purchase of 52 Lockheed Martin F-35As, including four training examples. The proposed buy forms the centrepiece of Oslo’s new defence White Paper, which sets out its priorities for the period 2013 to 2016. While others (read Australia, […]

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