Tagged: military

More Marines to train in Norway

Norway wants to double US troops and deploy them closer to Russia Ministry of Defense Since January 2017, approximately 330 Marines from the Unites States Marine Corps (USMC) have been conducting training and exercise...

Prox Dynamics targets US defense market

Norwegian company aims to develop world’s most advanced nano drones Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway The CEO of the Norwegian-based Prox Dynamics, Gudmund Kjærheim, just stated that the company’s goal is to reach NOK 1.2...

Nordics-Russia issues escalate

Officials from the five countries sign a joint declaration against Russia increasing her military capability Michael Sandelson & Sarah Bostock The Foreigner Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland are to widen their military cooperation....

A friendly Norwegian invasion

The world’s longest-running troop exchange brings Norwegians and Minnesotans together Aaron Hagström North Oaks, Minn. Four soldiers stood over two prone captives in the atrium of a concrete building, shouting in Norwegian and exhaling...

Conscription for all

Ine Eriksen Søreide Minister of Defense Parliament has passed the legislative changes necessary to introduce compulsory military service for males and females in Norway. This is a historic decision. Conscription is an important principle...

Meatless Norway!

The Norwegian Army makes a commitment to the environment By Kelsey Larson Managing Editor Now, “Ola and Kari Soldier” will be served vegetarian tacos, lasagna and burgers every Monday, according to a press release from Norwegian...

Norway positive to new US strategy for Afghanistan

“A stronger and broader US involvement in order to ensure development and stability in Afghanistan is important, and this gives direction to the international efforts that Norway is supporting, Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre...

No fear for Russia

Norwegian foreign minister Jonas Gahr Støre sees nothing problematic or fearful in the increased Russian military activity in the north, reports the Barents Observer. The Russian military is now spending 10 billion EUR on...

Norway amongst the top 15 military spenders

  Norway spends more on military per capita than any other European nation, according to the latest figures from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Norway spent USD 5,9 billion on its military in 2008,...