The Danish military plans a Greenlandic militia to help close its Arctic capacity gap

The Danish military plans a Greenlandic militia to help close its...

The Danish military has taken the first step toward establishing a reserve military force in Greenland that will assist regular units during non-combat operations...
Most US Marines based in Norway will leave this fall

Most US Marines based in Norway will leave this fall

Since 2017 a force of about 700 U.S. Marines has been permanently stationed in Norway on a rotational basis, many of them in the...
The first of a series of new Arctic patrol ships has been delivered to the Royal Canadian Navy

The first of a series of new Arctic patrol ships has...

Canada’s first Arctic and offshore patrol ship is now in the hands of the Government of Canada. The future Harry DeWolf, the first new Royal...
Land at a strategic Bering Strait deepwater site has been transferred to an Alaska Native corporation

Land at a strategic Bering Strait deepwater site has been transferred...

A strategic sliver of land newly transferred from the federal government to Native ownership is being touted as an important element of future safety...
The Trump administration appoints a new State Department Arctic coordinator

The Trump administration appoints a new State Department Arctic coordinator

After nearly four years without one, the U.S. State Department again has a top-level official devoted to Arctic issues. On Wednesday, the Trump administration named...
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...