Military Capabilities

Norway receives first F-35s

07 November 2017

Norway on 3 November received the first three of 45 total Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters (JSFs), according to a Norway government statement.

Major General Morton Klever, programme director for F-35 in Norway’s ministry of defence, said in a statement this milestone puts the nation a step towards increased operational capability for the future. He said Norway looks forward to beginning training with the F-35s. Norway is buying the F-35A conventional variant.

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