Russia deployed two nuclear-capable bombers within ’20 minutes’ of Alaska

Russia deployed two nuclear-capable bombers within ’20 minutes’ of Alaska

MOSCOW — Russia said last week that it had flown two nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part...
Canadian Forces plan surveillance of Northwest Passage during Nunavut operation

Canadian Forces plan surveillance of Northwest Passage during Nunavut operation

From now until the end of August, members of the Canadian Armed Forces plan to keep a close eye on marine traffic in the...
The US is an important strategic partner in Greenland, says Danish PM

The US is an important strategic partner in Greenland, says Danish...

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said on Monday she hoped for even stronger strategic cooperation between Greenland, Denmark and the United States after calling...
Canada plans six new icebreakers for aging Coast Guard fleet

Canada plans six new icebreakers for aging Coast Guard fleet

The Canadian government plans to commission six new icebreakers.Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal minister of the Canadian Coast Guard, made the announcement in Iqaluit on...
Russia pays tribute to dead nuclear workers, vows to develop new weapons

Russia pays tribute to dead nuclear workers, vows to develop new...

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's top nuclear official promised on Monday to succeed in developing new weapons as he paid tribute to five scientists killed...
NATO’s Stoltenberg cites Arctic as he argues for more alliance attention to China

NATO’s Stoltenberg cites Arctic as he argues for more alliance attention...

NATO needs to understand the implications of China's rise as Beijing expands its power around the world, including areas that may challenge members of...
Russian navy announces comprehensive naval exercises off Northern Norway

Russian navy announces comprehensive naval exercises off Northern Norway

A group of Northern Fleet warships is sailing north for live-fire exercises in the Norwegian Sea near the Arctic Circle, and NATO has deployed extra...
The first division of a new Russian missile system is now operational in the Arctic

The first division of a new Russian missile system is now...

A medium-range Russian surface-to-air missile, the Pantsir-S, is now deployed to protect the air space over Severomorsk, the Arctic home base of Russia's Northern...
How geopolitics complicate the U.S. Navy’s plans for major Arctic operations

How geopolitics complicate the U.S. Navy’s plans for major Arctic operations

In response to new Russian rules on the Northern Sea Route, the U.S. Navy plans to undertake significant operations in the Arctic this summer,...
Russia establishes a new Arctic air squadron to protect the Northern Sea Route

Russia establishes a new Arctic air squadron to protect the Northern...

The Northern Sea Route needs better protection, Russia argues, as it boosts its military presence in the region. New armament and military infrastructure has...