A new U.S. defense bill could require plans for an Arctic strategic port, missile warning upgrades

A new U.S. defense bill could require plans for an Arctic...

The U.S. Senate's version of the national defense spending bill calls for a strategic Arctic port, upgrades to a regional missile warning system and...
In Copenhagen meeting, Pompeo talks up renewed US-Greenland ties

In Copenhagen meeting, Pompeo talks up renewed US-Greenland ties

Almost a year after his boss called off a trip to Denmark, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Copenhagen on Wednesday to...
The US Air Force’s first Arctic strategy emphasizes geopolitics, space

The US Air Force’s first Arctic strategy emphasizes geopolitics, space

The U.S. Air Force released its first-ever Arctic strategy on Tuesday, signaling an increasing interest in the region from U.S. military services. At an event...
The US may be looking to acquire 10 more icebreakers — possibly from Finland

The US may be looking to acquire 10 more icebreakers —...

In comments made during a visit to the U.S. Southern Command on Friday U.S. President Donald Trump announced  that the U.S. is looking to acquire...
Norway changes homeport for spy-ship, away from Russian border

Norway changes homeport for spy-ship, away from Russian border

Norway's Ministry of Defense has confirmed that Harstad is the new official homeport for the intelligence ship Marjata, which until now has called at...
A Russian Arctic naval base welcomes a new ballistic missile submarine

A Russian Arctic naval base welcomes a new ballistic missile submarine

Three weeks after it was officially handed over to Russia's Northern Fleet, the ballistic missile submarine Knyaz Vladimir has arrived in its home base...
A series of Chinese mining deals is seen stalling on regulatory hurdles

A series of Chinese mining deals is seen stalling on regulatory...

TORONTO/MELBOURNE — Growing scrutiny by mineral-rich Australia and Canada may cut short a run of deals led by China's state miners and limit Beijing's...
How Brexit could help keep a high-speed Arctic internet plan aloft

How Brexit could help keep a high-speed Arctic internet plan aloft

A broadband-from-space network that was expected to be able to provide reliable, high-speed internet access to the Far North appears to have been rescued...
An apparently coordinated Russian response challenges Norway’s position in Svalbard

An apparently coordinated Russian response challenges Norway’s position in Svalbard

A letter sent by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to his Norwegian counterpart Ine Eriksen Søreide on the February 4 this year was the...
NORAD fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft off Alaska

NORAD fighter jets intercept Russian military aircraft off Alaska

WASHINGTON — U.S. F-22 stealth fighter aircraft scrambled on Saturday to intercept four Russian reconnaissance planes off Alaska, said NORAD, the U.S and Canadian...