Norway’s King Harald Opens New Joint HQ in Arctic Circle

9 11 2010

King Harald receives a tour of the military equipment at the harbor in Bodø during the opening of the headquarters

His Majesty The King opened Norway’s new Joint Operation Centre (1 National Joint Headquarters) outside Bodø today (November 9, 2010). The Operations Center is a part of the Norwegian Armed Forces’ operational headquarters and the only NATO headquarters north of the Arctic Circle.

The operational headquarters will be responsible for planning and managing the Norwegian Armed Forces in peace, crisis and war. In addition to being responsibile for operations abroad, the headquarters will focus on the North.

The king opened the operations center by unveiling a plaque and with the press the button launched a film presentation highlighting operations in Norway and abroad. After the presentation the King also took a tour of the new plant.

Source: Norwegian Royal Family

Hat Tip to Mr. Lars Gyllenhaal




One response

9 11 2010
Lars Gyllenhaal

My pleasure, and keep on bloggin U2!



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