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  • 10 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from the Royal Norwegian Navy have spent two days at HMS Raleigh learning to transfer fuel, stores and other essential supplies from ship to ship at sea. The group of six sailors were able to get some hands-on experience of the operations using the Royal Navy’s replenishment-at-sea training rig. The facility is a static […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    HNoMS Maud, the Royal Norwegian Navy’s new logistics and support vessel, arrived to its new homeport of Haakonsvern navy base after a 14,598 nautical mile voyage from South Korea where it was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). Maud arrived in Norway in late March after visiting San Diego on the West Coast […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Training & Education

    On Tuesday, December 4, the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy visited the Polish naval forces. Vice Admiral Bernt Grimstvedt met with the Commander of the Polish Navy Vice Admiral (three star) Tomasz Mathea and visited the 3rd Flotilla of Ships, Divers Training Centre and the Naval Academy. After the welcoming ceremony in front of […]

  • 20 November 2013

    Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract for the delivery of Sea PROTECTOR Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) for the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN) combat vessels. The contract is entered between the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization (NDLO) and KONGSBERG, represented by the Naval Systems & Surveillance Division. The contract has an overall scope of […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS hosted an industry day together with other French companies and officials in Oslo advocating a strengthening of industrial cooperation between the two countries ahead Norway’s decision on who would be building its next generation of submarines. The Norwegian Ministry of Defence announced in April 2016 that DCNS was shortlisted as one of […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad was refloated on April 10, less than six weeks after she was transported to the Haakonsvern navy base from the seafloor in Hjeltefjorden. Prior to her raising and transport, the frigate spent several months almost completely submerged after colliding with with commercial tanker Sola TS on November […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Royal Norwegian Navy’s new logistics and support vessel HNoMS Maud is en route home after getting underway from Busan, South Korea, where it was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). The ship started her journey home on Sunday, after being accepted by the navy from DSME in November 2018. Next stop on HNoMS […]

  • 30 June 2017

    Norwegian shipbuilder Bergen Group Services announced it has received a one-year contract extension for the service of Royal Norwegian Navy vessels, less than a month after losing a NOK 700 million (approx. $83 million) contract for the upkeep of Nansen-class frigates. On June 22, Norwegian Armed Forces announced it chose OneCo for frigate maintenance over Bergen who […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Norwegian Navy is getting a mine countermeasure capability boost with a new set of autonomous underwater vehicles. Contracted by the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA), Kongsberg Maritime is to deliver four complete Hugin AUV systems for detection, classification and identification of mines. The AUV’s will have a depth rating of 3,000 meters, and will be equipped with advanced […]

  • 29 April 2011
    Equipment & technology

      Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced that it has delivered two REMUS 100 AUVs to the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN). The REMUS AUVs were procured by the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organization (NDLO) Naval Systems Contracting Division on behalf the RNoN. These REMUS vehicles will […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

          Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1, led by Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Otto Sverdrup, trained with ships from the Danish Task Group (DATG) in waters of Kattegat on Tuesday. The SNMG1 is on a routine maritime situational awareness patrol for NATO in the North sea and the Baltic Sea. In addition […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Norwegian Navy (RNN) has ordered upgraded flight deck simulator systems from the UK-based systems engineering and software company SEA. Norway ordered the upgraded portable DECKsim virtual reality trainer after using the flight deck officer (FDO) simulator DECKsim for five years at its naval training establishment in Bergen. The new man portable solution will allow […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Latest photos of the stricken frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad shared by the Royal Norwegian Navy on Tuesday reveal that the frigate is now almost completely underwater. In a social media update in the early morning hours of Tuesday, the navy said unexpected events “complicated” plans for the salvage operation. The navy subsequently shared photos which […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced that the Royal Norwegian Navy (RNoN) has purchased four additional REMUS 100 systems. The AUVs were acquired by the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) on behalf of the RNoN and will be used by the Norwegian Armed Forces […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Industry news

    DCNS delivered the fourth-of-class fast patrol boat (FPB) P964-Glimt to the Royal Norwegian Navy. The six-boat Skjold program is led by a consortium comprising DCNS and two Norwegian contractors with DCNS acting as the combat system design authority and co-supplier. The Norwegian authorities entrusted the Skjold program to a consortium of three contractors with DCNS […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Industry news

    DCNS and its local partners recently delivered the sixth and final Skjold-class fast patrol boat to the Royal Norwegian Navy. The six-boat Skjold programme is led by a consortium comprising DCNS and two Norwegian contractors with DCNS acting as the combat system design authority and co-supplier. The Norwegian authorities entrusted the Skjold programme to a […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Mine countermeasure ships deployed to NATO’s Standing Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) worked with the the Royal Norwegian Navy recently to locate WWII ordnance in the waters of Oslo Fjord. The group detected a total of 23 mines from and four torpedoes over the last two weeks. Conducting mine identification and neutralization in the freezing waters […]

  • 24 June 2019

    The Norwegian government has decided not to repair the frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad which sank in the Hjeltefjorden fjord in late 2018. It is more appropriate to dispose of the vessel than to repair it, Frank Bakke-Jensen, the country’s Defense Minister said in a statement. A report issued by the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency (NDMA) […]

  • 26 February 2019

    The Royal Norwegian Navy’s sunken frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad is ready to get out of the water after spending over four months on the sea bottom in the Hjeltefjorden fjord. As informed by Norway’s defense ministry, weather conditions and forecasts have finally allowed for the operation to start. HNoMS Helge Ingstad was involved in a collision […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Norway’s Kongsberg, German thyssenkrupp Marine Systems and Atlas Elektronik signed a teaming agreement on Thursday that will see the three companies form a joint venture for the construction of Norwegian submarines. The joint venture company that will be established in Norway will be the international supplier of combat systems for thyssenkrupp Marine Systems’ submarines. On February […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad collided with an oil tanker in a fjord in Norway as it was returning from NATO exercise Trident Juncture. The incident occurred at 4:26 (local time) on November 8 in Hjeltefjorden, north of Sotra, Norwegian Armed Forces said.  Eight sailors have suffered minor injuries and have been taken care of. […]

  • 16 January 2020

    Command of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) has been transferred to Commander Henning Knudsen-Hauge of the Royal Norwegian Navy. The ceremony took place at the Akershus Fortress, in Oslo, Norway, on January 15, 2020. Since the beginning of 2019, SNMCMG1 was led by Royal Danish Navy Commander Peter Krogh. Over the last twelve […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Industry news

    Marking the 20th anniversary of their collaboration on naval projects, Lockheed Martin and Navantia signed a new memorandum of agreement (MoA) to continue their cooperation on new naval projects. Under the agreement, the two companies will collaborate to explore mutually beneficial new business opportunities in the areas of surface ships and naval combat systems. Navantia […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA) has contracted Kongsberg Defence Systems to upgrade the combat management systems of the Royal Norwegian Navy’s Fridtjof Nansen-class frigates. Under the agreement, the defense company will also update the ships’ active sonar systems. Kongsberg said the contract has a value of 313 MNOK (approx. US$36.7 million) and is expected to be […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales has signed the first contract to provide through-life support for six MRR (Multi-Role Radar) systems aboard Royal Norwegian Navy Skjold-class corvettes. The five-year contract with the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation (NDLO) highlights the company’s excellent relations with its Norwegian customer. The Royal Norwegian Navy acquired six Thales MRR radars for a fleet of six […]

  • 28 June 2018

    The US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson has visited Norway and the UK to strengthen maritime partnerships and international relationships. While in Norway from June. 24 to 26, Richardson was hosted by his counterpart, Chief of the Royal Norwegian Navy Rear Adm. Nils Andreas Stensones. He also met with Norway’s chief of defence, […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      On the 30th of June 2011, DCNS delivered the third-of-class fast patrol boat P963-Steil, to the Royal Norwegian Navy. The six-boat Skjold programme is led by a consortium comprising DCNS and two Norwegian contractors with DCNS acting as the combat system design authority and co-supplier. The Norwegian authorities entrusted the Skjold programme to a […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A multi-lateral anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Norwegian Sea got underway May 9 as navy assets from five ally countries gathered in Bodo, Norway, for the pre-sail conference. The exercise is hosted by Norway and led by the US Navy. ASW forces from Canada, France, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States are taking […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

      The commander of U.S. 6th Fleet completed a four-day trip to Norway Sept. 1. While in Norway, Vice Adm. Harry B. Harris Jr. visited with U.S. ambassador to Norway, Barry B. White, at the U.S. Embassy, and with Sailors aboard attack submarine USS Montpelier (SSN 765) at Haakonsvern Naval Base. Harris also had the […]