Angkatan Udara Kerajaan Norwegia

Pesawat F-16AM Fighting Falcon dari Angkatan Udara Kerajaan Norwegia .

Angkatan Udara Kerajaan Norwegia ( bahasa Inggris: Royal Norwegian Air Force, RNoAF), (Norwegian: Luftforsvaret) adalah Angkatan Udara dari Kerajaan Norwegia . Angkatan Udara Kerajaan Norwegia ini didirikan sebagai cabang terpisah dari angkatan bersenjata Norwegia pada tanggal 10 November 1944. Pasukan penjaga perdamaian RNoAF terdiri dari sekitar 1.430 karyawan (manajer, staf yang terlibat dan warga sipil). 600 anggota juga berfungsi sebagai cadangan. Dalam kasus mobilisasi, RNoAF adalah kemampuan untuk meningkatkan tambahan 5500 orang.

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Aircraft Origin Type Versions Quantity[1] Notes
Fighter aircraft
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon   Belanda
  Amerika Serikat
Fighter F-16AM
F-16BM
47
10
Original batch of 72 license-built by Fokker. (+ 2 F-16B-15OCU later from General Dynamics)
All have received a mid-life update.[2] To be replaced by F-35A Lightning II.[3]
Transport aircraft
Lockheed C-130 Hercules   Amerika Serikat Transport C-130J-30 4 Delivered between November 2008 and June 2010 as replacement for six C-130E/H.
One plane crashed on Kebnekaise during Cold Response 2012. A replacement was delivered in September 2012.[4]
Reconnaissance aircraft
Dassault Falcon 20   Prancis EW
VIP
20ECM
20C-5
2
1
[5]
Lockheed P-3 Orion   Amerika Serikat Maritime surveillance P-3C UIP
P-3N
4
2
[6]
Trainer aircraft
Saab Safari   Swedia Basic training Safari 16 [7]
Helicopters
Bell 412   Amerika Serikat Utility helicopter 412SP 18 Assembled by Helikopter Service in Norway
NHI NH90   Utility helicopter NH-90 NFH 3 14 ordered in total, 10 as option[8] the first was taken over during a ceremony in Italy in November 2011.[9]
Westland Lynx   Britania Raya Coast Guard helicopter Lynx Mk.86 2 Used by the Coast Guard, being replaced by NH90.
Westland Sea King   Britania Raya SAR helicopter Sea King Mk.43 12 Owned by the Royal Norwegian Air Force and the Ministry of Justice. Main role is search and rescue.

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