Norwegian F-35 fighter aircraft operated with NATO AWACS and U.S. Air Force and Navy assets in a multi-domain exercise off the Norwegian coast on August 18, 2021.
…The exercise trained Alliance forces to integrate, operate, and communicate in the unique conditions of the High North.
“Rapid and resilient communications help us make better decisions faster,” said General Jeff Harrigian, Commander Allied Air Command. [Who is also commander of U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa.] “Exercising multinational and multi-platform data sharing processes between NATO and Allies is essential to maintaining a decisive advantage….
Norway supported the exercise with F-35 fighter aircraft from 332 Squadron based at Ørland and F-16 fighter aircraft from 331 Squadron based in Bodø….