Buy more subs, urges Norwegian Defence Chief
Chief of Defence, Gen Eirik Kristoffersen, said Norway should procure six rather than four Type 212CD submarines, which he urged should take higher priority than procuring an increased number of new frigates.
In the report, Kristoffersen wrote: 'An increased number of submarines will double the operational availability.
'Submarines are difficult to detect in submerged state, and in the short and medium term, no technology has been identified that will challenge this.
'This strengthening will increase the armed forces' ability to deny an adversary freedom of operation and increase the ability to combat an adversary's maritime forces.'
Norway is currently procuring
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