Norway Exports - Defence, Security & Space Technology available for download

Download or read the Norway Exports edition for the Norwegian Defence, Security & Space Technology 2007/2008.

 

Download or read the Norway Exports edition for the Norwegian Defence, Security & Space Technology 2007/2008.
 
Comprised of several in-depth articles and a presentation of 28 different companies, this edition is now also available for download in PDF format.
 
(To download right-click the publication frontpage on your mouse, then click Save-Target-As to save the document to your computer. Document file size is 5 mb)




Contents
 
The articles appearing in the printed edition can also be read here on www.nortrade.com. The following articles are included in the 2007/2008 edition of Norway Exports – Defence, Security & Space Technology:
 
 
by Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen
The Norwegian defence industry is in very good shape with exports increased by 20 percent since 2005, and the Norwegian government has implemented measures to ensure the growth of the defence industry.
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By Nancy Bazilchuk
The distance from the country’s southern capital, Oslo, to its northerly reaches is nearly 2,000 km, or the same distance as from Oslo to Rome. But those challenges have also helped propel Norway into a leading nation in space technology.
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By William Stoichevski
NATO needed defence materials of greater use for peacekeeping, disaster-relief, and counter-terror missions. Norway and the United States agreed to meet this need in June, 2005. Some 60 defence technology companies answered the call, and now most of the NOK 9 billion or about e 1.1billion a year in exported know-how fills a NATO need for rapid reaction.
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by Bo N. Andersen
The current Government in Norway has emphasized the focus on the northern regions of Norway and the High Arctic. This focus encompasses research, environment, demographics, industrial and societal development as well as security aspects.
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by William Stoichevski
The failure of Patriot Missiles to shoot down rockets launched from southern Lebanon into northern Israel in 2006 revealed a parallel weakness in NATO’s arsenal: there was no all-round, air defence system in one weapon. As of 01 June 2007, however, the right weapon exists and versions are being tested for the Norwegian army, air force and navy.