Safran to support German and Norwegian NH90 engines
The NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA) has contracted Safran Helicopter Engines to support 276 Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322 turboshaft engines, the powerplant of Germany and Norway’s NH90 fleets.
Boeing and Kongsberg team up to provide Poseidon support
Norway’s Kongsberg Defense and Aerospace (KDA) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing to provide localised maintenance and support on the nation’s future P-8A Poseidon fleet.
Minot B-52s train with Norwegian F-16s, F-35As
USAF Boeing B-52H Stratofortresses have trained with Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) F-16AM (MLU) Fighting Falcons and F-35A Lightning II fighters over Northern Europe and the Arctic.
Boeing receives new Poseidon production contract
Boeing has been contracted to produce a further 18 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft – a deal which includes more aircraft for the US Navy and the first examples for New Zealand and South Korea.
Exercises Frisian Flag, Cold Response cancelled due to COVID-19
The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MoD) has cancelled Exercise Frisian Flag – which was due to be hosted at Leeuwarden Air Base from March 23 to April 3 – in an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Norway declares IOC for F-35A
The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) has officially declared initial operational capability (IOC) on the Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II multi-role stealth fighter, becoming the third European air arm to do so.
CAMCOPTER S-100 completes flight trials in Norway
Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned air vehicle has successfully completed search and rescue (SAR) flight trials with the Norwegian Coast Guard.