In this series Armed Forces "Forsvaret" MAX be fly on the barracks walls across the country when young men and women conducting conscription in different weapons branches. - For defense, it is important with openness. This series takes the audience into the everyday lives of our conscripts and shows how a year in the military may be recognized, says the Chief of Defence spokesman, Brigadier Dag Aamoth. The series will not only portray graduated soldiers, but capture the entire formative years in military service on camera. That means viewers also get to take part in the doubt, fear, fumbling, camaraderie, trials, disappointments and triumphs of the young hopefuls going through. Rank Powered years of the king's clothes defense is a character-driven series ten parts including follows the legendary fighter training. The instructors at the Air Force Flying School are open and honest about the extreme intensity and selection process that aspiring pilots must go through, both physically and mentally. The series also provides insights into how recruits are trained to defend Norway's interests on water, on land, abroad and online. - Virtually everyone in Norway has a relationship, and an opinion on, defense and conscription. I think this is a program that will answer many questions and demystify the military. Defense has really opened up and exposed initial service, Programme Director for MAX and secondary canals of Discovery Networks, Vegard Nøss. Previously MAX portrayed Telemark Battalion and paratrooper training in documentary program Insider. The episode about paratroops holding a ratings record on the channel for programs that are not sports.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Forsvaret - Jegertroppen - Netflix
Jegertroppen (English: Jeger Troop) is an all female special operations forces unit of the Armed Forces' Special Command (Norwegian: Forsvarets Spesialkommando) (FSK) of the Norwegian Special Operation Forces (NORSOF) (Norwegian: Forsvarets Spesialstyrker). Jeger Troop has special reconnaissance (SR) in and around built-up areas as the main focus. The troop was initially created as a one-year pilot program in 2014 by FSK that was later extended for another three years and in 2017 was declared a success. It is reported to be the world's first all-female special forces unit.
Forsvaret - Selection and training - Netflix
Candidates are selected based on attitude and physical fitness, the minimum physical standards are: one pull-up; 20 push-ups; 35 sit-ups in two minutes or less; 20 deadlifts; swim 200 metres (660 ft) in eight minutes or less; and perform a 7-kilometre (4.3 mi) road run carrying 15 kilograms (33 lb) in 52 minutes. There is a 3 week pre-selection course learning basic skills before commencing the week long selection course named “hell week” that is a test of mental and physical strength involving long marches over several days with little time for rest, and minimum amounts of food and water. Applicants then face a 10 month training program that includes a patrol course, survival course, shooting course, communications course, medical course, parachute course, winter training, winter exercise, close combat course, close quarter battle (CQB) course, vehicle course and urban special reconnaissance course culminating in a final exercise. To complete the program, candidates must be able to march 15 km (9 miles) in full gear (22 kilograms (49 lb) backpack, weapon, boots) through forests within two hours and 15 minutes or less; perform 50 sit-ups in two minutes, six pull-ups and 40 push-ups; run 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) in 13 minutes or less; and swim 400 metres (1,300 ft) in 11 minutes or less, the first 25 metres underwater. In the first year, trainees recreated the World War II sinking of SF Hydro during Operation Gunnerside. The unit trains at Rena leir army camp in Rena.
Forsvaret - References - Netflix