Canadian military plans to move Iqaluit water operation indoors

Canadian military plans to move Iqaluit water operation indoors

The Canadian military is planning to move its suspended reverse osmosis water purification operation in Iqaluit indoors, says Maj. Susan Magill. The Canadian Armed Forces...
Delivery of the U.S. Coast Guard’s new icebreaker is delayed, even as the agency as sharpens its Arctic focus

Delivery of the U.S. Coast Guard’s new icebreaker is delayed, even...

The newest U.S. heavy icebreaker will not be delivered until 2025, a year later than planned, the U.S. Coast Guard recently announced. The news came...
Russian forces based near Norway and Finland get a new air defense system

Russian forces based near Norway and Finland get a new air...

Servicemen from the 200th Separate Motor Rifle Brigade of Russia's Northern Fleet spent four months in the training field of Yeisk in southern Russia...
A new Arctic fiber project aims to link Asia and Europe via the Northwest Passage

A new Arctic fiber project aims to link Asia and Europe...

A group of companies is planning an ambitious new fiber-optic cable connecting Europe and East Asia through the Arctic. The Finnish telecom company Cinia, along...
Russia flies two strategic bombers near Alaska

Russia flies two strategic bombers near Alaska

MOSCOW — Two Russian Tu-95 strategic bombers made a scheduled, 10-hour flight over neutral waters near Alaska, Russia's defense ministry said on Friday, a...
For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer service means more health risks

For some Alaska villages, the lack of modern water and sewer...

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...
Finland’s PM says NATO membership is ‘very unlikely’ on her watch

Finland’s PM says NATO membership is ‘very unlikely’ on her watch

HELSINKI — Finland does not plan to join NATO in the near future but is ready to stand with its European allies and United...
Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly over Arctic

Russian nuclear-capable bombers fly over Arctic

Two Russian Tu-160 strategic bombers were flown over the Arctic as part of a training flight, the Russian Ministry of Defense said on Friday. The...
Sweden boosts patrols on Gotland amid Russia tensions

Sweden boosts patrols on Gotland amid Russia tensions

STOCKHOLM — Sweden's military said on Thursday it was ramping up its visible activities on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland amid increased tensions...
Moscow aims to enhance presence in Svalbard as part of hybrid strategy, expert warns

Moscow aims to enhance presence in Svalbard as part of hybrid...

Diplomatic voices are louder and warships sail closer. Svalbard is increasing in strategic importance for Russia — as it is for Norway, which has sovereignty over the...