The Norwegian Defense Research Establishment considered atomic weapons as one of several justifications for recommending R&D activities to develop a nuclear reactor in Norway in the late 1940s.  However, there is little indication that Norway actually pursued a nuclear weapons program.1


1Astrid Forland, “Norway’s Nuclear Odyssey:  From Optimistic Proponent to Nonproliferator” The Nonproliferation Review, Volume 4 Number 2, Winter 1997.