The US Navy’s new Arctic strategy is limited in scope and details, say critics

The US Navy’s new Arctic strategy is limited in scope and...

The U.S. Navy quietly released a barebones new Arctic Strategic Outlook earlier this year, which critics say doesn't do enough to sketch the challenges...
A Russian Arctic naval base welcomes a new ballistic missile submarine

A Russian Arctic naval base welcomes a new ballistic missile submarine

Three weeks after it was officially handed over to Russia's Northern Fleet, the ballistic missile submarine Knyaz Vladimir has arrived in its home base...
During Iceland visit, Pence plans to talk about Arctic ‘incursions’ by China, Russia: official

During Iceland visit, Pence plans to talk about Arctic ‘incursions’ by...

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence, in a visit to Iceland next week, will have talks about 'incursions' into the Arctic Circle by China...
With warming Arctic, Russian navy gets larger areas to patrol

With warming Arctic, Russian navy gets larger areas to patrol

Eight vessels from Russia's Northern Fleet vessels set sail from the fleet’s main base in Severomorsk on the Kola Peninsula Wednesday heading northeast on...
US Army Special Forces train in winter combat in northern Sweden

US Army Special Forces train in winter combat in northern Sweden

Several groups of U.S. Army Special Forces recently participated in exercise Vintersol 2021 (Winter Sun 2021), a training warfare in freezing cold together with...
US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid to buy

US opens a consulate in Greenland, a year after a bid...

WASHINGTON — The United States on Wednesday reopened a consulate in Greenland, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, in an apparent bid to shore...
Eating shoots and raising questions, Chinese pandas arrive in Copenhagen

Eating shoots and raising questions, Chinese pandas arrive in Copenhagen

Whatever you think of China’s interests in the Arctic, its recent ambitions to play a larger role in the region have been increasingly explicit....
The only U.S. heavy icebreaker broke down on a mission to Antarctica again

The only U.S. heavy icebreaker broke down on a mission to...

The Polar Star, the only operational U.S. heavy icebreaker, reached Antarctica on its annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station on Jan. 17 — but...
Nuclear submarine docks in Tromsø as Norway, US bolster Arctic military ties

Nuclear submarine docks in Tromsø as Norway, US bolster Arctic military...

The USS New Mexico, a United States nuclear-powered Virginia-class fast-attack submarine, made a port call to a civilian harbor just north of Tromsø in...
Norway cancels a major Arctic military exercise due to coronavirus outbreak

Norway cancels a major Arctic military exercise due to coronavirus outbreak

More than 15,000 soldiers from nine countries will put down their weapons and start preparing to go home from their current locations in northern...