A nuclear-capable bomber crashed in Arctic Russia amid a snowstorm, Defense Ministry says

A nuclear-capable bomber crashed in Arctic Russia amid a snowstorm, Defense...

MOSCOW — A nuclear-capable Tupolev-22M3 supersonic bomber crashed while trying to land in a snowstorm on Tuesday in Russia's far north, the Defense Ministry...
Norway raises issue of Arctic GPS jamming with Russia

Norway raises issue of Arctic GPS jamming with Russia

Norwegian officials have complained to their Russian counterparts after forces on the heavily militarized Kola Peninsula have blinded GPS signals in Norwegian air space five...
In face of uncertainty about Russia, a Nordic gang of four emerges

In face of uncertainty about Russia, a Nordic gang of four...

From 2009, when they founded Nordefco, a military alliance, until 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea, Nordic countries saw closer collaboration as a way to...
Trump’s new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors

Trump’s new missile defense strategy eyes space-based sensors

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump is due to unveil a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that looks at ways to boost...
A shifting north magnetic pole forces an unprecedented navigation fix

A shifting north magnetic pole forces an unprecedented navigation fix

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) is seen over a mountain camp north of the Arctic Circle, near the village of Mestervik,...
Pilots again warned of GPS jamming in Norway’s border region to Russia

Pilots again warned of GPS jamming in Norway’s border region to...

Aircraft traveling to and from the Kirkenes airport could be affected by the GPS signal jamming. (Thomas Nilsen / The Independent...
British attack helicopters arrive for winter exercise in Northern Norway

British attack helicopters arrive for winter exercise in Northern Norway

A British Army Apache Attack Helicopter is pictured arriving at Bardufoss, Northern Norway. (656 Squadron, 4 Regiment Army Air Corps via...
Here’s what the US federal government shutdown means for the Arctic

Here’s what the US federal government shutdown means for the Arctic

The Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf departs Dutch Harbor in 2011. The Coast Guard is one of the key Arctic-focused agencies affected...
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...
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...