Norwegian Cyber Defence Force

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Norwegian Cyber Defence Force
Cyberforsvaret heraldisk våpen.svg
Badge of the Cyberforsvaret
Founded September 18, 2012; 5 years ago (2012-09-18)
Country Norway
Type Cyber force
Size 1100
Part of Norwegian Armed Forces
Garrison/HQ Jørstadmoen Leir
Commander-in-Chief HM Harald V of Norway
Ceremonial chief Generalmajor Roar Sundseth

The Norwegian Cyber Defence Force (Norwegian: Cyberforsvaret) is a branch of the Norwegian Armed Forces responsible for military communications and defensive and offensive cyberwarfare in Norway. The force employs 1,500 people located at more than 60 locations. The main base is at Jørstadmoen in Lillehammer, with a secondary base at Kolsås outside Oslo. The Cyber Defence was established as its own branch on 18 September 2012.[1]


  1. ^ "Cyberforsvaret offisielt etablert i dag" (in Norwegian). Ministry of Defence. 18 September 2012. Retrieved 20 October 2010.