Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Norway. 2016 ‘Firearms Destroyed.’ National Report of Norway on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Section 5, p.5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Norway to the United Nations. 9 June
Actions taken during the reporting period
9.4. During the reporting period, has your country destroyed surplus stocks? YES
9.4.1. How many SALW were destroyed?
During the reporting period 34 183 SALW were destroyed, of which surplus and obsolete SALW belonging to the Armed Forces were 22 236 in 2014 and 5 629 in 2015, and older police and civilian possessed SALW of small calibre destroyed for the Police were 6 318 in 2015. The destruction has been carried out by grinding/milling at a civilian facility under supervision of representatives from the Armed Forces.
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons]