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Norway unveils strategic investment plan

21st April 2020 - 15:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in London


The Norwegian government has announced a new long-term strategic development plan for its armed forces, with an emphasis on greater investment in upgrades and new capabilities.

Norway will increase defence spending by NOK16.5 billion ($1.57 billion) by 2028 compared with its current budget of NOK61 billion.

The long-term plan was released during a press conference on 17 April. The document details the budget for modernisation and procurement to ensure the readiness of the national armed forces and reduce operational gaps.

Prime Minister Erna Solberg (right of lead picture) noted that the government will continue its efforts to phase in new

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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