Saturday, September 19, 2020

Topic: Norway

Norway to upgrade its legendary Skjold-class coastal corvettes

The Royal Norwegian Navy has decided to upgrade its legendary Skjold-class coastal corvettes, the world’s fastest combat ships. The Norwegian defense contractor KONGSBERG has announced...

Japan plans to acquire advanced anti-surface warfare missiles by 2022

Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to acquire advanced anti-surface warfare missiles designed to be carried in the new F-35A’s internal weapons bay. Citing sources from Defense Ministry,...

Russian MiG-31 intercept Norwegian spy plane over Barents Sea

A Russian MiG-31 fighter jet intercepted Norwegian Air Force Falcon 20 reconnaissance aircraft over the neutral waters of the Barents Sea, Russia’s National Defense...

Norway receives three newest F-35 stealth fighters

The three new F-35A multi-role aircraft of the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RoNAF) landed at Orland Air Force Station in central Norway on 26...

U.S. Marine Corps to equip its new combat vehicles with medium caliber turret

According to Jane's Defence Weekly, the Kongsberg's PROTECTOR MCT-30 medium caliber turret, selected for the U.S. Army's Stryker Dragoon infantry carrier vehicle, will now...

Lithuania awards contract for Remote Weapon Station to equip JLTVs

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, a leading supplier of remote weapon stations, has received the award for delivering its Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS) to...

F-35 stealth fighter intercept Russian military aircraft for first time

Norway’s new F-35 stealth fighter jets intercepted two Russian Tu-142 maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft and one MiG-31 fighter jet flying in international...

Norway sends F-35s to Iceland for NATO Air Policing for first time

Norwegian Luftforsvaret (Royal Norwegian Air Force) has sent four F-35 Lighting II fighters to police Iceland’s airspace, marking the first deployment abroad for the Royal...

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Russia aims to intimidate NATO with its Cold War-era bombers

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Pentagon deploys fighting vehicles to Syria after incident with Russian troops

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