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Russia announces missile test in the Norwegian Sea

The Russian air traffic service has reported that Russia is planning to carry out a missile test from vessels in the Norwegian Sea off Andøya this week.

The missile test takes place between April 11 and 14, according to the Notice to Airmen (NOTAM), VG wrote .

– We register that they want to establish a NOTAM area west of Lofoten. They have their full right to it when there is international airspace and waters, says Lieutenant Colonel Ivar Moen, spokesman for the Armed Forces operational headquarters.

Russia had similar activity outside the Norwegian coast when Norway hosted the NATO exercise Trident Juncture in October and November last year. Then Russia carried out a total of four military exercises in Norway’s economic zone.

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