Tag: Royal Norwegian Air Force

Stealth Vs Stealth: U.S. F-22s dogfight against Norwegian F-35s
“The F-22 is a very formidable opponent,” Royal Norwegian Air Force Major Morten Hanche Two F-22s from the 95th Fighter Squadron flew to Orland Air Base, Norway, Aug. 15, for a one-day exercise with Norwegian F-35s. The two U.S. F-22s are among 13 in Europe for a series of short-term deployments in places such as Greece and Poland, with further training...
Russian Military observers pose for a picture in front of Norway's F-35
Russia filed the request under the 2011 Vienna Document, which allows participating states of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe to inspect each other’s bases The curious photo in this post shows Russian military observers posing in front of an F-35 Lightning II, the latest U.S. stealth fighter. According to Alert 5 Weblog the three Russian military observers were...
F-35A undergoes icy runway testing for Norwegian drag chute at Eielson AFB
The F-35A drag chute is designed to be installed on all of Norway’s F-35As and is form fitted to ensure it maintains stealth characteristics while flying Taken at Eielson Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska, the interesting photos in this post show Maj. Jonathan “Spades” Gilbert, U.S. Air Force (USAF) F-35 test pilot, demonstrating the handling qualities of Lockheed Martin’s F-35...
Norway's first AW101 SAR helicopter overturns during ground run
The AW101 was delivered less than a month ago to Norway On Nov. 24, 2017, less than a month after it was delivered to Norway, the first AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopter operated by the Royal Norwegian Air Force has been badly damaged. The rotorcraft was doing a maintenance ground run when it rolled over. It had arrived at Sola...
Joint Strike Missile final flight test to take place in 2018
The final flight test is the culmination of a two-year flight-test campaign to qualify Joint Strike Missile for integration with the F-35A Jane’s reported that Kongsberg will conduct the final flight test (FTM-5) of the Joint Strike Missile (JSM) in early 2018 as part of the integration of the weapon aboard Royal Norwegian Air Force’s (RNoAF) F-35A Lightning II multirole...

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