U.S. Coast Guard launches its first satellites, with an eye on Arctic security

U.S. Coast Guard launches its first satellites, with an eye on...

On Monday last week, the U.S. Coast Guard launched its first satellites into space. By Tuesday, operators had already successfully detected signals from the...
A US-led naval Arctic security program is excluding Russia. That’s a big mistake.

A US-led naval Arctic security program is excluding Russia. That’s a...

Scholars and sailors from six Arctic nations gathered at the U.S. Naval War College in April to begin a 13-month research program on Arctic...
Norway says it proved Russian GPS interference during NATO exercises

Norway says it proved Russian GPS interference during NATO exercises

OSLO — Norway has electronic proof that Russian forces disrupted global positioning system signals during recent NATO war games, and has demanded an explanation...
Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Canada should discourage Arctic NATO operations, experts say

Despite concern over some of Russia’s actions elsewhere, Canadians don’t need to be worried about Russian militarization in the Arctic—and shouldn’t seek to ramp...
A large-scale Russian military exercise is coming to the Arctic

A large-scale Russian military exercise is coming to the Arctic

The Northern Sea Route will constitute a central part of Russia’s next major military exercise. A representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense confirms to...
How Norway and Russia avoid conflict over Svalbard

How Norway and Russia avoid conflict over Svalbard

In 1977, Norway established a maritime Fisheries Protection Zone (FPZ) around the Arctic Archipelago of Svalbard. Norway avoided claiming an outright Exclusive Economic Zone...
Chinese hackers targeted Alaska firms, government after trade mission, say researchers

Chinese hackers targeted Alaska firms, government after trade mission, say researchers

WASHINGTON/LONDON — Hackers operating from an elite Chinese university probed Alaska companies and government departments for espionage opportunities following a U.S. trade delegation visit...
Outgoing commandant says Arctic has become a top priority for US Coast Guard

Outgoing commandant says Arctic has become a top priority for US...

When he talks about his accomplishments and regrets during four years as Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Paul Zukunft downplays the idea...
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...
Global energy bosses send Trump a message: world needs Russian gas

Global energy bosses send Trump a message: world needs Russian gas

MOSCOW — Global energy bosses assembled in Moscow on Wednesday said the world needed Russian gas to keep the lights on, in a clear...