Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) and Baltic Naval Squadron have during the two last week cooperated in making the Irbe Straight safer for modern seafarers. In total, 32 mines were neutralized during exercise “Open Spirit 2020”.
Tag Archives : Royal Norwegian Navy
03 Feb 2020
From January 1st, 2020, the Royal Norwegian Air Force set up a new Maritime helicopter wing: The 139 Air Wing of Bardufoss Air Station. The new unit will mainly focus on maritime missions, in which the Norwegian NH90 helicopters play a major role.
05 Nov 2019
The German Defense Ministry announced on Oct. 31 it will procure a further two Type 212 submarines, in a global move to invest ten billion euros in new equipment in 2020.
24 Jun 2019
Norway has officially decided to scrap its F313 frigate KNM « Helge Instad » instead of repairing her, the Norwegian government confirmed on June, 21.
29 May 2019
The Royal Norwegian Navy’s (RNoN) new multi-role logistics vessel KNM Maud was officially christened on May 21 and shown to the people of Bergen. « An important day for the Navy, » said the Chief of the RNoN, Rear Admiral Nils Andreas Stensønes.
09 Mar 2019
Crews have completed the raising and salvage of the Royal Norwegian Navy (Sjøforsvaret) frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad four months after its collision and sinking. With the vessel back in port, and out of the water, the Norwegian Navy said that a lot of work remains.
19 Feb 2019
Saab has received an order from Vard Group A/S for delivery of the 9LV Fire Control System (FCS) including the Fire Control Director Ceros 200 to the Norwegian Coast Guard’s new P6615 Jan Mayen class vessels, the Swedish defense contractor announced yesterday.
06 Feb 2019
The Royal Norwegian Navy's future logistics support vessel HNoMS Maud departed DSME shipyard in South Korea. The vessel will be fully operational by 2020.