Canadian military lands in Iqaluit to assist with water crisis

Canadian military lands in Iqaluit to assist with water crisis

At least 20 members of the Canadian Armed Forces are on the ground in Iqaluit as part of the response to the city’s water...
U.S. spy agencies say climate change means growing security concerns in the Arctic

U.S. spy agencies say climate change means growing security concerns in...

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday cited the Arctic as a region of concern in a report that emphasized the security threats posed...
Northern mines could provide most of the EU’s strategic metals

Northern mines could provide most of the EU’s strategic metals

Greenland, northern Scandinavia and parts of Iceland — together with the wider Nordic region — are a potential source of nearly all the metals...
Seeking a greater role in the Arctic, the EU is ready to link climate with foreign policy

Seeking a greater role in the Arctic, the EU is ready...

Increased competition for natural resources and great-power rivalry in the Arctic has pushed the European Union to pledge to play a more assertive role...
Finland defense report focuses on cybersecurity, significance of the Arctic

Finland defense report focuses on cybersecurity, significance of the Arctic

The Arctic has a key focus in the Finnish Government’s Defence Report of 2021, which lays out national security priorities for the upcoming years. The...
Russia test fires submarine-launched hypersonic Tsirkon missile for first time

Russia test fires submarine-launched hypersonic Tsirkon missile for first time

MOSCOW — Russia said on Monday it had successfully test launched a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a submarine for the first time,...
U.S. Defense Department appoints a leader for its new Arctic security center

U.S. Defense Department appoints a leader for its new Arctic security...

A retired U.S. Air Force major general will lead the U.S. Defense Department's new Arctic security center, the department said on Wednesday. Randy “Church” Kee...
Safe for now, Finland fears potential military spillover into ‘strategically important’ North

Safe for now, Finland fears potential military spillover into ‘strategically important’...

Finland’s defense ministry says it will restructure its armed forces amid a “tense and difficult-to-predict” security situation that has seen increased military activity in...
A US Coast Guard patrol unexpectedly encountered Chinese warships near Alaska’s Aleutian Islands

A US Coast Guard patrol unexpectedly encountered Chinese warships near Alaska’s...

During a routine patrol near Alaska's Aleutian Islands on Aug. 30, U.S. Coast Guard vessels spotted four Chinese warships conducting military and surveillance operations. The...
US, Britain, Norway and Finland came to monitor Russia’s Arctic military exercises, reports Interfax

US, Britain, Norway and Finland came to monitor Russia’s Arctic military...

MOSCOW — Russia's military said on Wednesday that the United States, Britain, Norway and Finland had sent vessels and aircraft to monitor military exercises...