NH Industries NH90 NFH
norway Luftforsvaret

Royal Norwegian Air Force

2011 to present

Luftforsvaret NH90 NFH

Six NFH (ASW) to be used by 334 Squadron from the Fridtjof Nansen class frigates and eight NFH (CG) to replace the Westland Lynx on 337 Squadron for Kystvakt (Coast Guard) duties were ordered in 2005 but dating from 2001.

Deliveries should have been completed in 2008, but as of 2012 only one aicraft have been delivered and Norway has warned NH Industries that if performance and capability are not resolved could face the cancellation of its order.

As of 2017 only six (in CG configuration) have been delivered. The rest are expected through 2020 with a full operational capability by 2022.

Norwegian NH90s (as all export naval aircraft) are built by Leonardo in Vergiate, Italy.

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Patria To Perform Maintenance of Norwegian NH90, 26-Apr-17 : Patria wins 2-years contract to supply on-aircraft maintenance for the Norwegian NH90 helicopters covering phase and calendar inspections and associated repairs

Norwegian NH90 Self Protection Suite, 26-Feb-16 : The Norwegian Self- protection suite is a state of the art system able to detect and counter a wide variety of RF, Laser and IR guided threats.

NHI Delivers the Sixth NH90 to Norway, 04-Feb-16 : The delivery of this sonar equipped NH90, 6th of 14, marks the end of the first phase of the Norwegian programme and will commence embarked operations for the Norwegian Coast Guard later this year.

Kongsberg and AgustaWestland Cooperation, 16-Jul-14 : Kongsberg Defence Systems and AgustaWestland today signed a protocol for extending and increasing co-operation relating to Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of dynamic components (including various gear boxes) for the NH90 helicopter and a range of AgustaWestland helicopters.

Second NH90 NFH delivered to Norway, 29-Nov-12 : NHIndustries is proud to announce the delivery of the second NH90 NFH (Nato Frigate Helicopter) helicopter to the Norwegian Armed Forces. The delivery ceremony took place on November 28 at AgustaWestland’s Tessera facility where it was assembled.

Norway pre-selects the NH90 for future SAR capability, 29-Feb-12 : NHIndustries is pleased to announce that Norway has preselected the NH90 helicopter for the ongoing NAWSARH (Norwegian All Weather Search And Rescue Helicopter) competition aiming at replacing Search and Rescue helicopters operated by the RnoAF 330 th Squadron.

Norway Takes Delivery of Its First NH90, 02-Dec-11 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the delivery of the first NH90 NFH helicopter to the Norwegian Armed Forces. The delivery ceremony took place 30th November at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate facility in the presence of Brigadier General/Commander Frode R Flǿlo, NDLO Air Systems Division.

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YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2011/    337 skvadron Bardufoss

List of Aircraft

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C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    1013 2006     013: 1013/NNWN01 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard) also c/n 440013 , Italian+
    1027     027: 1027/NNWN002 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard) test serial CXS81752, F+
    1049     049: 1049/NNWN003 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard) 2012 at Eurocopter
    1057     057: 1057/NNWN004 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard) 2013 at Eurocopter; 337 +
    1058     058: 1058/NNWN005 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard) 2012 at Eurocopter; 337 +
    1087     087: 1087/NNWN006 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard), test serial CSX81745; 3+
    1216     1216: 1216/NNWN008 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard), test serial CSX81751; F+
    1171     171: 1171/NNWN008 KYSTVAKT (Coast Guard); 337 Skv
    1217     217: 1217/NNWN07 ASW for 334 skv, italian test serial CSX81843; A+
    1352     352: 1352/NNWN09? ASW 334 Skv d/d 22jan18

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