How the U.S. National Guard in cold-weather states is driving U.S. Arctic preparedness

How the U.S. National Guard in cold-weather states is driving U.S....

While the U.S. military has lagged behind other nations in developing its Arctic capabilities, there's one part of the military where enthusiasm for the...
Trump, Niinistö remarks show two different visions of the Arctic

Trump, Niinistö remarks show two different visions of the Arctic

In a joint press conference that was overshadowed by U.S. President Donald Trump defending his actions in an ongoing whistleblower scandal that has prompted...
Russian paratroopers perform first-ever high altitude Arctic jump

Russian paratroopers perform first-ever high altitude Arctic jump

The Russian military continues to hone its skills required for operating in the Arctic environment. Following regular maneuvers of its Northern Fleet and the...
Canada’s senate approves a new Arctic special committee

Canada’s senate approves a new Arctic special committee

The Senate of Canada has voted in favour of setting up a special committee on the Arctic — but we’ll have to wait until...
OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

LONDON — OneWeb, the collapsed satellite operator rescued by the British government and India's Bharti Group, will resume launches with Arianespace in December, putting...
Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in Arctic

Joining Finland, Norway says Russia may have jammed GPS signal in...

OSLO — Russia was the likely culprit behind the disruption of GPS navigation signals over northern Scandinavia during recent NATO military exercises, Norway's defense...
Russia announces Bear Gap missile tests as US bombers deploy to Norway

Russia announces Bear Gap missile tests as US bombers deploy to...

Russia has announced missile testing in international waters north of Norway beginning Thursday, as U.S. strategic bombers deploy to that country for the first...
Russia security official says borders with Nordic countries must be strengthened

Russia security official says borders with Nordic countries must be strengthened

The protection of national interests in border areas is gaining extraordinary importance, said the secretary of Russia's Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev, at a meeting...
How better design can make rural Alaska homes healthier

How better design can make rural Alaska homes healthier

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted health disparities long endured in many Alaska Native villages. Now, informed by the lessons of the pandemic, Alaskans are...
Sweden boosts military spending, expands draft amid Russia tensions

Sweden boosts military spending, expands draft amid Russia tensions

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will boost military spending by around 40 percent over the next five years and double the numbers conscripted into the armed...