Norwegian Cyber Defence Force

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Norwegian Cyber Defence Force
Founded 18 September 2012
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 defensive and counter-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.