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Norway’s F-35s officially take QRA role from the F-16

The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) F-35A Lightning IIs officially took the role providing Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) from the F-16AM/BM (MLU) Fighting Falcon fleet after 42 years of service to NATO and Norway on January 6

Romania confirms the intention of purchasing Norway’s F-16s

Via a letter signed by the Romanian parliament on December 20, the acquisition of 32 ex Norwegian F-16 Fighting Falcons was approved

Another three F-35As arrive in Norway

A further three Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters have arrived in Norway, increasing the Royal Norwegian Air Force fleet to a total of 34 aircraft

F-16 Fighting Falcons for Draken US

US-based adversarial support contractor Draken US has signed contracts to procure over 20 F-16 Fighting Falcons from the Netherlands and Norway

Aerosoft Mehamn Airport Released

Aerosoft has announced Mehamn Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator is now available.

Norway receives first P-8A Poseidon

The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) accepted the first of five Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft on November 18

Norway signs deal for F-35A JSM production

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has been awarded a multi-billion kronor contract to supply the Joint Strike Missile for Norway’s fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters

Hammerfest for Microsoft Flight Simulator

The latest Norwegian destination from Orbx is ENHF Hammerfest Airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator.

Finland prepares to host Arctic Fighter Meet 21

The Finnish Air Force’s Lapland Air Command is preparing to host the Arctic Fighter Meet 21 live air exercise at Rovaniemi Air Base from August 30 to September 3

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Norway receives another three F-35As

Three more Royal Norwegian Air Force-operated Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fifth-generation multi-role stealth fighters arrived in Norway on August 11, increasing the air arm’s fleet size to 31 aircraft