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F16 fighter jets fly into the sunset

PHOTO FEATURE: After decades of service, it's twilight time for Norway's fleet of F16 fighter jets. They're being steadily replaced by new F35 fighter...

Norway braces for new Russian conflict

Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre has warned there's grave danger of armed conflict in Eastern Europe, after Russia has placed more than 100,000...

New fighter jets costing even more

Norway's long-debated new F35 fighter jets from the US are setting off another cost bomb for the new Norwegian government. The latest numbers from...

Tough talk against China and Russia

There's been lots of criticism directed at both China and Russia in Norwegian media this week, some of it coming from Norway's own Jens...

Norwegian frigate under US command

UPDATED: Norway seems to be relying more than ever on the US for its defense, now through base policy and fleet agreements that go...

Fate of military equipment ‘unsure’

Defense Minister Frank Bakke-Jensen said neither he nor military brass know what's happened to around NOK 600 million worth of weapons, vehicles, communications equipment...

Afghan evacuation ‘completely over’

Norway pulled its last remaining military personnel out of Afghanistan in the early morning hours of Monday. That also brings an end to the...

Bombing in Kabul halts evacuations

UPDATED: Norway's military field hospital inside the airport in Kabul was still operating and busy on Friday, after bomb blasts in and around the...

Police and special forces sent to Kabul

Norwegian police and members of the military's special forces have been sent back to Afghanistan, while Norway's military field hospital in Kabul has to...

Norway closing its embassy in Kabul

Norway joined other western allies late Friday afternoon in announcing closure of their embassies in Afghanistan, at least temporarily. The announcement came after the...

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