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Latest update: July 2017
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Aircraft totals Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
AW101 16 6       16             0
Bell 412 19       19 0   1         18
C-130 11       11 0 1 6         4
F-16 74       74 0 17 1         56
F-35 22   30   5 17             5
F-5 60       60 0 10 21 9       20
Falcon 20 3       3 0             3
H-3 11       11 0   3   4     12
Lynx 7       7 0   7         0
NH90 14       6 8             6
P-3 11       11 0     5       6
P-8     5     0             0
T-17 22       22 0 4 2         16
Total 270 6 35   229 41 32 41 14 4     146
 
Comment(s):

AW101:

Will enter service in the 2018 - 2021 timeframe and replace the H-3 Sea Kings currently performing the SAR role.

F-35A:

The Norwegian Air Force F-35A's are based at Luke AFB, Arizona. See F-35 Lightning II for order and deliveries.

Seven F-35As are based at Luke AFB and assigned to the 62nd FS for training and education. Four were delivered in 2016 and three in 2017 with the seventh aircraft delivered on June 29, 2017.

Three F-35As (aircraft 8 - 10) are to be delivered by November 2017 as all three will be flown to Norway during November.

P-8A:

The contract for the puchase of the Poseidon has been signed with Boeing Defense. Annually the DoD, US Navy awards a contract to Boeing to deliver USN P-8As which will also include FMS orders. At that time the aircraft will be listed as ordered.

Sea King (H-3):

Two ex Royal Air Force Sea King HAS3As were purchased in 2015. These are used for spares.
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Aircraft detailed Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
AW101 Mk612 16 6       16             0
Bell 412SP 19       19 0   1         18
C-130H 6       6 0   6         0
C-130J.30 5       5 0 1           4
F-16A 13       13 0 13           0
F-16AM 47       47 0             47
F-16B 4       4 0 4           0
F-16BM 10       10 0   1         9
F-35A 22   30   5 17             5
F-5A 30       30 0 4 5 1       20
F-5B 14       14 0 2 11 1       0
RF-5A 16       16 0 4 5 7       0
Falcon 20ECM 2       2 0             2
Falcon 20VIP 1       1 0             1
Sea King Mk.43 2       2 0             2
Sea King Mk.43B 9       9 0       1     10
Sea King HAR.3A           0   3   3     0
Lynx Mk.86 7       7 0   7         0
NH90-ASW 6         6             0
NH90-NFH (CG) 8       6 2             6
P-3B 5       5 0     5       0
P-3C 4       4 0             4
P-3N 2       2 0             2
P-8A     5     0             0
T-17 22       22 0 4 2         16
Total 270 6 35   229 41 32 41 14 4     146
 
Squadron / Wing overview
 
Squadron Wing Aircraft Tailcode AFB Sate / Country
330 Skv 139 Luftving Sea King Mk.43B   Rygge  
331 Skv 132 Luftving F-16AM/BM   Bodø  
333 Skv 133 Luftving P-3C/N   Andoya  
334 Skv 139 Luftving NH90-ASW   Bardufoss  
335 Skv 135 Luftving C-130J.30   Gardermoen (Oslo)  
337 Skv 139 Luftving NH90-NFH   Bardufoss  
338 Skv 138 Luftving F-16AM/BM   Ørland  
339 Skv 139 Luftving Bell 412SP   Bardufoss  
717 Skv 135 Luftving Falcon 20ECM/VIP   Gardermoen (Oslo)  
LFT 139 Luftving T-17   Bardufoss  
62nd FS 56th FW F-35A LF Luke AFB Arizona
 
Comment(s):

330 Skv will receive the AW101s between 2018 - 2021.
338 Skv will receive its first three F-35As in November 2017.
62nd FS is one of six squadrons of the 56th FW AETC which are assigned to F-35A training for USAF and partner nations at Luke AFB, Arizona.
 
Photo gallery
 
C-130J.30 supporting F-16s during exercise Frisian Flag 2014. F-16AM during the NTM 2010 held at Volkel.  F-16BM 'sporting 'Tiger' markings at NTM 2010.
     
 
Falcon 20 ECM at Lechfeld Air Base Germany during exercise ELITE 2010. NH90-NFH at De Kooy for a fuel stop during its delivery flight to Norway.  P-3N Orion arriving for static display at the Belgian Air Show Kleine-Brogel 2014
 
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