All Norway articles – Page 4

  • Norwegian F-35

    Norway reconfirms plans to acquire 52 F-35s


    Norway's defence ministry has used a strategic defence review to underline its continued commitment to acquiring 52 Lockheed Martin F-35s, as well as outlining plans to acquire different types of manned and unmanned surveillance aircraft.

  • Norwegian F-35

    Lockheed unveils Norway’s first F-35A as fighter project expands


    Lockheed Martin has unveiled Norway’s first F-35A, marking the start of a 10-year endeavour by the Royal Norwegian Air Force to phase out the Lockheed F-16 and achieve full operating capability with its stealthy, multirole replacement, by 2025.

  • USN MQ-4C Triton anechoic chamber - US Navy

    DSEI: Northrop maintains hope in UK, Norway markets for Triton


    Ahead of the release of the UK’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) next month, Northrop Grumman remains hopeful that the nation’s maritime patrol capability gap can be filled with its MQ-4C Triton high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned air vehicle.

  • RAF Typhoon Su-35 intercept Amari - Crown Copyrigh

    UK hands Typhoon baton over to Germany for NATO mission


    A Royal Air Force detachment of Eurofighter Typhoons has completed its rotation in support of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission in Estonia, handing over to a German unit of the same type.

  • USN MQ-4C Triton anechoic chamber - US Navy

    Triton UAV to undergo USN operational assessment in September


    The US Navy is to begin an operational assessment of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton unmanned air vehicle in September, ultimately paving the way for the start of low rate initial production of the type.

  • Polish F-16 and Dutch KDC-10 - Anno Gravemaker

    Dutch KDC-10 tankers support Polish F-16 training


    ​As part of the increasing European cooperation in air-to-air refuelling (AAR), the Royal Netherlands Air Force has sent one of its two McDonnell Douglas KDC-10 tankers to Powidz air base in Poland to provide AAR training for Polish air force Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Viper crews.

  • Shadow M2

    PARIS: Airbus and Textron to carry out UAV testing for French requirement


    ​An Airbus Defence & Space and Textron Systems team is due to travel to Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, USA this week, to carry out testing of its offering for France’s tactical unmanned air vehicle requirement for the French DGA defence procurement agency.

  • F-35A Norway - Lockheed Martin

    PICTURE: First Norwegian F-35 takes shape


    ​Lockheed Martin is moving closer to delivering an F-35 to its fifth customer nation, with Norway’s first example having had its three fuselage sections joined on 9 April.

  • Opinion

    OPINION: Why Norway is challenging pilot employment rules


    ​The way in which international airlines are conducting business in a globalised marketplace is, in some cases, taking them down roads nobody could have foreseen in the days when markets were more local and businesses straitjacketed by bilateral treaties.

  • News

    Australia ups interest in Norway's Joint Strike Missile


    ​The Australian and Norwegian defence ministries have strengthened their relationship on the latter’s in-development Kongsberg Joint Strike Missile, boosting the chances of Canberra acquiring the weapon for its future fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35s.

  • F-35A JSM Norway - Kongsberg

    Kongsberg plans JSM flight tests in 2015


    ​Kongsberg will next year begin flight testing its new Joint Strike Missile (JSM) aboard a Lockheed Martin F-16 as it aims to complete the development of the munition by 2017.

  • F-35A JSM Norway - Kongsberg

    Kongsberg awarded JSM development contract for Norwegian F-35s


    The Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation has awarded Kongsberg an NKr1.1 billion ($177 million) Phase III contract to complete the development and integration of its anti-ship Joint Strike Missile (JSM) on-board Norway’s Lockheed Martin F-35s.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Norwegian spells out pilot-employment policies


    Widespread confusion about Norwegian’s pilot-employment contracting processes has been raising temperatures at flightcrew associations in Europe for more than a year – and has been having the same effect within US unions since the company applied for transatlantic services.

  • Norwegian 787

    Norwegian to lease two 787-9s


    Norwegian has signed an agreement to lease two new Boeing 787-9s from New York-based lessor MG Aviation.

  • F-35 JSM drop

    Kongsberg eyes broad appeal of JSM, secures additional development funding


    Norwegian manufacturer Kongsberg is targeting a "substantial" market for its in-development Joint Strike Missile (JSM) to be utilised on current-generation fighter platforms such as the Boeing F-18 and Saab Gripen E, alongside its eventual intended deployment on the Lockheed Martin F-35.

  • Crashed Norwegian C-130J thumb

    ​C-130 crash crew had no terrain warning


    Terrain-warning settings on a Norwegian air force C-130J were not adequate to detect the presence of Sweden’s Kebnekaise mountain before a crash in March 2012.