The Royal Norwegian Air Force utilizes modern capacities such as F-16 fighters, Bell 412 helicopters and more. The Air Force also has a strong focus towards international operations.
Over the last ten years the Royal Norwegian Air Force has participated with helicopters, F-16 fighters and C-130J cargo planes in operations in areas such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Lithuania and Afghanistan. P-3 Orion surveillance aircraft have also operated out of Italy in order to patrol the Mediterranean.
- Chief: Major General Per Egil Rygg