Royal Norwegian Air Force

Norway sells 32 of its F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets to NATO partner Romania

Norway sells 32 of its F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets to NATO partner Romania

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency has signed a contract with Romania for the sale of 32 Norwegian F-16 Fighting Falcon… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the Norwegian Air Force P-3 Orion that was damaged in a collision with a Soviet Su-27 Flanker over the Barents Sea

Lt. (SG) Vasiliy Tsymbal manoeuvred Su-27 Flanker dangerously close to the P-3 Orion and the port fin struck the No.… Read More

2 years ago

B-52 strategic bombers on their way to UK conduct joint exercise with Norwegian F-35s and Swedish Gripens

One of the B-52s conducted training with the Norwegian Army at the Setermoen firing range. Four American B-52s recently left… Read More

2 years ago

Royal Norwegian Air Force to shut down Bodø Air Base and to retire F-16 jet fighters on January 6

Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighters will fly their last mission out of Bodø Air Base on… Read More

2 years ago

Boeing Delivers First P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to Norway

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency accepted on Nov. 18, 2021 the first of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft… Read More

2 years ago

Maiden flight for Norway’s first Boeing P-8A Poseidon

The first of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Norway performed its maiden flight on Aug. 9, 2021. The first… Read More

3 years ago

So…Can you actually buy a fighter jet? Royal Norwegian Air Force could soon sell its F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet

A considerable percentage of the entire Royal Norwegian Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fleet may potentially be relevant for repair… Read More

3 years ago

Former Royal Norwegian Air Force F-104 pilot tells the story of an exciting MiG-25 intercept

‘I arrived directly underneath the contact at 36,000ft and Mach 0.96. I could not believe my eyes: Was it really… Read More

4 years ago

That time a RNoAF F-16 rushed specialised medical equipment halfway across Norway in 25 minutes and saved a critically ill patient’s life

On Apr. 22, 2016 a quick-thinking medical staff in Norway saved a patient’s life by calling in a Royal Norwegian… Read More

4 years ago

That time a Soviet Su-27 Flanker Collided with a Norwegian P-3 Orion over the Barents Sea

The Su-27 did gain special markings - one of the five 'kill' stars painted on the port side of the… Read More

5 years ago

Check out these awesome photos of USAF B-52s participating in LFEs in the vicinity of the Norwegian Sea, Iceland and the Netherlands

The B-52 flights demonstrate U.S. commitment to allies and partners through the global employment of their military forces. Taken on… Read More

5 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

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… Read More

6 years ago

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… Read More

7 years ago