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New base in northern Norway directs US warplanes and nuclear submarines

NATO / Norway has had a new NATO base paid for by the US Navy. This time it's Bratland, Lurøy
on the Helgeland coast, which is being built in NATO's service.

By Erling Borgen

The base is funded by the US Navy, and is part of the so-called Omega system – a worldwide navigation system – which, among other things, the US nuclear fleet of Polaris and Poseidon submarines and the US bombers used in Vietnam benefit greatly from.

In reality, it serves as a base for nuclear weapons.

This is yet another proof that our country in reality acts as a base for the needs and interests of foreign powers and foreign armies.

As early as 1964, the United States Navy received permission from the Department of Defense to establish a test station at Bratland for the Omega navigation system. This system is according to St. prp. Nr. 13 (1971–72) a system which, on a worldwide basis, is to «improve navigation possibilities under all weather conditions for civilian and military ships and aircraft».

Storting decision without debate

The final agreement between the United States and Norway was adopted by a unanimous Storting -. . .

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