A winter weather exercise will see northern Sweden host some 7,000 foreign soldiers

A winter weather exercise will see northern Sweden host some 7,000...

Winter warfare capabilities will be in focus when the military exercise Northern Wind kicks off in Sweden's Norrbotten county in March. The exercise takes place...
The only US icebreaker sailing the Arctic faces extensive repairs after an engine fire

The only US icebreaker sailing the Arctic faces extensive repairs after...

After suffering an engine fire that cut its Arctic patrol season short, the icebreaker USCGC Healy is now undergoing extensive repairs. Last week, the Coast...
US cancels Arctic operation after an engine fire aboard the icebreaker Healy

US cancels Arctic operation after an engine fire aboard the icebreaker...

The U.S. Coast Guard has canceled an Arctic patrol mission after the icebreaker USCGC Healy experienced an engine room fire. The medium-duty research icebreaker suffered...
Kangerlussuaq runway repairs to begin in 2023

Kangerlussuaq runway repairs to begin in 2023

Work to repair damage done to the runway at Greenland’s Kangerlussuaq Airport by thawing permafrost will begin in 2023 as part of an agreement...
After 11 COVID-19 infections, Greenland plans to slowly reopen Nuuk

After 11 COVID-19 infections, Greenland plans to slowly reopen Nuuk

With no community transmission of COVID-19 in Nuuk, it will be possible to start reopening Greenland’s capital city, Prime Minister Kim Kielsen and chief...
Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaska senator calls for a system of U.S. Arctic ports

Alaskans have long argued that the state needs an Arctic port. But maybe just one isn't enough. That was the message from Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, who...
In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic win

In spotlight after Trump offer, Greenland sees chance for an economic...

COPENHAGEN — Greenland's leaders want to use global interest in the Arctic island aroused by President Donald Trump's eye-catching offer of a sale to...
A U.S. long-range bomber joined Norwegian fighter jets on an Arctic exercise

A U.S. long-range bomber joined Norwegian fighter jets on an Arctic...

At least four F-35s and three F-16s from the Norwegian Air Force flew wing-by-wing with a huge American long-range strategic bomber in exercises off...
Geopolitics is making two rare earths mining projects in Greenland more complicated

Geopolitics is making two rare earths mining projects in Greenland more...

COPENHAGEN — In the tenth century, Erik the Red, a Viking from Iceland, was so impressed with the vegetation on another Arctic island he...
Norway blocks Rolls-Royce’s plan to sell engine maker to Russia

Norway blocks Rolls-Royce’s plan to sell engine maker to Russia

OSLO — Norway will block Rolls-Royce from selling a Norwegian maritime engine maker to a Russian company on national security grounds, its justice minister...