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The Norwegian Home Guard's shape shown to be better than its reputation

New study finds Norwegian Home Guard soldiers to be quite physically fit.

Is the Norwegian military ready for female soldiers?

There is still certain scepticism towards female soldiers in the Norwegian Armed Forces. According to researcher, changes have to be made before the first set of female conscripts arrive.

Mobile apps without programming

In the Norwegian Armed Forces, a new tool makes it easy to create training apps. Civilians will also have access if the military scientists get their way.

Tough Special Forces don’t strut their stuff

The Norwegian Armed Forces Special Operations Forces are not Rambos. They need to be team players with ample communication skills – otherwise, lives can be at stake.

Unisex rooms in the army take emphasis off gender

A new report on gender equality in the Norwegian Army says that the girls feel less sexually harassed by the boys when they share rooms.

The moral soldier

Peacekeeping forces shoulder responsibility of protecting civilians – but how much of these obligations do the soldiers in the field actually bear?