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Norway says it will help train Ukrainian pilots on F-16 jets

Beijing News 27 May 2023
Norwegian Defense Minister Bjoern Arild Gram has said that Norway would conduct training programs for Ukrainian pilots in ...

US says Russia cannot win in Ukraine, Moscow sees long war ahead

Al Jazeera 26 May 2023
“This war, militarily, is not going to be won by Russia ... No ‘magic weapons’ ... Austin said the Dutch and Danish defence ministers are working with the US on jet fighter training for Ukraine and that Norway, Belgium, Portugal and Poland have already offered to contribute to the initiative ... (Al Jazeera) ... .
photo: US Navy / Ruben Reed
ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 15, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) pulls alongside the underway replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) during a replenishment at sea, May 15, 2020.

Russia angered by visit to Norway of largest US aircraft carrier

Al Jazeera 25 May 2023
Fighter jets on the deck of the US aircraft carrier USS Gerald R Ford on its way into the Oslo Fjord, at Drobak Moss, Norway, on May 24, 2023 [Terje Pedersen/NTB/via Reuters] ... On Wednesday, Norway said it will support training programmes by the US for Ukrainian pilots to fly F-16 fighter jets.

UK Could Host First Phase of Ukrainian Fighter Pilots' Training on F-16s - Reports

Urdu Point 25 May 2023
"Norway will consider various ways to contribute to the training of Ukrainian personnel on the F-16 fighter jets," Gram said in an interview with Norwegian broadcaster NRK, adding that the government of Norway supports the initiative and is considering their contribution ... For months, Ukraine has pushed donors to supply fighter jets.

F-16s won’t be a ‘magic weapon’ for Ukraine, Milley warns

Politico 25 May 2023
is fully behind a group of NATO allies taking the lead on training and potentially transferring the jets to Kyiv ... Milley’s comments followed similar points made this week by Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall, who said the jets are “not going to be a dramatic game-changer” for Ukraine, though “it’s something that makes sense for them.

Norway and the Netherlands could be the first to supply Ukraine with F-16 fighters

The Eastern Herald 25 May 2023
Analysis showed that fighter jets from Norway and the Netherlands are the more likely to be transferred for the first time to Kiev ... USA (889 units), Turkey (260), Greece (154), Norway (57), Belgium ( 53), Poland (48), Denmark (44), Netherlands (42), Portugal (30), Romania (17).

Exercise Might Boost Your Tolerance for Pain

News & Record 25 May 2023
Whatever you do, the most important thing is that you do something,” study author Anders Årnes, a PhD student at University Hospital of North Norway, and colleagues said in a journal news release ... Jet It grounds its HondaJet fleet after fiery crash in SC Shooting overnight in ...

Netherlands – for the rapid organization of the training of Ukrainian pilots for the operation ...

The Eastern Herald 24 May 2023
The government supports this initiative and is considering how Norway can contribute with allies and partners,” Gram said. In an interview with public broadcaster NRK, Gram said the Norwegian government has yet to decide whether Norway will supply one of its F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine.

Pentagon can’t monitor, keep track of F-35 spare parts, GAO finds

Stars and Stripes 23 May 2023
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon isn’t keeping track of tens of thousands of spare parts for F-35 fighter jets worth millions of dollars because it was unclear who is responsible for doing it, according to a congressional audit released Tuesday ... Lockheed Martin has so far produced and delivered more than 900 of the fifth-generation fighter jets to the U.S.

Are F-16 fighter jets being sent to Ukraine? What has the UK pledged and why ...

The Daily Mail 19 May 2023
The F-16 is a supersonic fighter jet which is wanted by Ukraine to help bolster their efforts to defend against Russia in the ongoing conflict. What is an F-16 fighter jet? ... The Netherlands has about 40 F-16s - which have been supplied to them by the US - while seven other European NATO members fly the jets, including Poland and Norway.

Biden OKs training Ukrainian pilots on F-16s

New York Post 19 May 2023
President Biden on Friday approved a plan to train Ukrainian troops on F-16 fighter jets, moving Kyiv a step closer to receiving the military aircraft after more than a year of pleading ... Still, even with Biden approving the training, the US wouldn’t necessarily send the fighter jets itself.

Helsinki Commission hails US agreement to supply NATO F-16s to Ukraine

The Eastern Herald 19 May 2023
Previously, members of the US Helsinki Commission sent a letter to US President Joe Biden with a request for the issuance of licenses for the re-export of F-16 fighter jets to Denmark, the Netherlands and Norway to to make their transfer to Ukraine possible.

Storm Shadow missiles have been used in Ukraine, confirms British defense minister

Anadolu Agency 18 May 2023
During a press conference with Norway's Defense Minister Bjorn Arild Gram, Wallace ... Meanwhile, when asked about Norway's potential donation of F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine, Gram stated that it was not currently on the agenda and he did not wish to speculate on any future donations.

Turkish Foreign Minister Says Ankara Won't Wait for US F-35 Jets, Wants $1.4Bln Back

Urdu Point 13 May 2023
ANKARA (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 13th May, 2023) Turkey has no plans to wait until it is brought back to the US F-35 multirole fighter program, from which it was officially removed two years ago, and seeks a refund of $1.4 billion paid for the jets, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday.

Nato says it scrambled jets Sunday to track Russian patrol aircraft over North Atlantic

The Philadelphia Inquirer 03 May 2023
BRUSSELS -- Nato fighter jets ... The scrambled jets were quick reaction alert fighters from Britain and Norway, according to Nato.

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In this handout photo made available by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, firefighters hose down a Policlinic following a Russian attack in Dnipro, Ukraine, Friday May 26, 2023.
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