Royal Norwegian Air Force
The Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) (Norwegian: Luftforsvaret) is the air force of Norway. It was established as a separate arm of the Norwegian armed forces on November 10th, 1944. The RNoAF's peace force is approximately 1,430 employees (officers, enlisted staff and civilians). 600 personnel also serve their draft period in the RNoAF. After mobilization the RNoAF would consist of approximately 5,500 personnel.
The infrastructure of the RNoAF includes seven airbases (at Andøya, Bardufoss, Bodø, Gardermoen, Rygge, Sola and Ørland), two control and reporting centres (at Sørreisa and Mågerø) and three training centres (at Kjevik in Kristiansand and Persaunet in Trondheim)and at KNM HH/Madlaleiren (Stavanger).
List of Aircraft[edit | edit source]
Fighters[edit | edit source]
- General Dynamics F-16AM Fighting Falcon x 45 (Multirole Fighter)
- Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II x 4 (Multirole Fighter) - 52 on order
Reconnaissance Aircraft[edit | edit source]
Transport Aircraft[edit | edit source]
- Airbus A330 MRTT Voyager x 2 (Aerial Tanker)
- Dassault Falcon 20 x 3 (VIP Transport)
- Lockheed Martin C-130J-30 Super Hercules x 6 (Tactical Transport)
Trainer Aircraft[edit | edit source]
- Saab MFI-17 Supporter x 16 (Trainer Aircraft)
- General Dynamics F-16BM Fighting Falcon x 10 (Conversion Trainer)