The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the North Atlantic and nearby Arctic, is now operational

The US Navy’s revived 2nd Fleet, with a focus on the...

The U.S. Navy’s 2nd Fleet, revived last year to provide a bigger U.S. presence in the North Atlantic and Arctic, now has enough staff to...
US Marines launch separate exercise in northern Norway ahead of NATO drill

US Marines launch separate exercise in northern Norway ahead of NATO...

Residents can expect gunfire and military aircraft overflights from October 17 to November 6, the municipality of Bardu writes on its portal.The municipality is home...
U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

U.S. Coast Guard chief optimistic about icebreaker ship funding

WASHINGTON — The United States may soon get funding for a new heavy icebreaker ship, the head of the U.S. Coast Guard said on...
Norway says Russia’s mock attack on Vardø radar troubles stability in the north

Norway says Russia’s mock attack on Vardø radar troubles stability in...

A year ago, on March 24 2017, nine Russian aircraft simulated an attack on Norway’s radar station in Vardø.The mock attack, made by bombers...
Russia’s Northern Fleet practiced hunting enemy submarines in the Bering Strait

Russia’s Northern Fleet practiced hunting enemy submarines in the Bering Strait

A group of at least eight ships from Russia’s Northern Fleet is returning home after a show of force in the Pacific Ocean that...
Russia updates defense missile systems, including in the Arctic

Russia updates defense missile systems, including in the Arctic

MOSCOW — Russia will in 2019 deploy the S-350 Vityaz new generation short- to mid-range surface-to-air defense missile complex, the Russian Defense Ministry said...
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 eyes reviving Cold War-era ground-effect vehicles to patrol the Arctic

Russia eyes reviving Cold War-era ground-effect vehicles to patrol the Arctic

Russian officials are considering bringing back an unusual vehicle from the late Cold War era to extend the nation's ability to protect infrastructure in...
Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries about militarization in the North Atlantic

Iceland is key to NATO — but Iceland’s prime minister worries...

Katrín Jakobsdóttir, the Prime Minister of Iceland, is rare for her time; a truly left wing European head of government.She is chairman of Iceland’s...
Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

Russia accused of cover-up over lethal submarine fire

MOSCOW — Russian commentators have challenged officials for not releasing full details about an accident on board a military submarine that killed 14 sailors.The...