OPERATION MJOELNER 2016

  • In June 2016, Operation Mjoelner 2016 took place at Andøya Firing Range, a complex and high-paced multinational tactical/technical firing exercise, with participants from the Royal Norwegian Navy, the Royal Danish Navy, the Belgian Marine, and the Royal Netherlands Navy.
  • Numerous missiles were launched,  against static surface targets and Banshee Jet 80’s and Jet 110’s aerial targets, as well as intercepting  targets launched from Andøya Space Center.
  • The exercise also contained GUNEX elements, with  various guns engaged against aerial targets and against dynamic surface targets such as Sprite II and Tigersharks USV’s
  • This exercise took place in a tailor-made danger area that is the biggest danger area to be utilized at ATC to date, measuring at 80 x 120 nautical miles