Canada’s new Arctic policy could be done by June, minister says

Canada’s new Arctic policy could be done by June, minister says

After more than two years of work, the Liberal government’s new Arctic policy framework won’t be ready for release until after it works out...
Russia pledges response to Norwegian military activity

Russia pledges response to Norwegian military activity

MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday accused Norway of pushing ahead with a military build-up which it said increased the risks of military action and...
Russia resumes North Pole patrols with fighter jets

Russia resumes North Pole patrols with fighter jets

Combat ready MiG-31BMs will protect Russia’s northern regions by circumnavigating the airspace around the North Pole, the nation's Defense Ministry has announced.Regular patrols by...
The only U.S. heavy icebreaker broke down on a mission to Antarctica again

The only U.S. heavy icebreaker broke down on a mission to...

The Polar Star, the only operational U.S. heavy icebreaker, reached Antarctica on its annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station on Jan. 17 — but...
A new Russian Arctic naval base in the Sakha Republic is almost finished

A new Russian Arctic naval base in the Sakha Republic is...

The construction of a new naval base in the remote town Tiksi is almost complete, according to Northern Fleet commander Nikolay Yevmenov.Yevmenov met with...
A joint Arctic emergency response network gets underway

A joint Arctic emergency response network gets underway

A five-year project to improve Arctic emergency response capabilities will be led by a Norwegian agency and funded by the European Union.The Joint Rescue...
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...