Sweden boosts military spending, expands draft amid Russia tensions

Sweden boosts military spending, expands draft amid Russia tensions

STOCKHOLM — Sweden will boost military spending by around 40 percent over the next five years and double the numbers conscripted into the armed...
European NATO jets showcase unified Russian deterrence

European NATO jets showcase unified Russian deterrence

ON BOARD A BELGIAN AIR FORCE PLANE — British, French and German fighter jets simulated flight interceptions over Western Europe on Wednesday as part...
Copenhagen is ignoring Russian, Chinese activity in the Arctic, lawmakers warn

Copenhagen is ignoring Russian, Chinese activity in the Arctic, lawmakers warn

Members of the Danish national assembly have roundly criticised the government for failing to pay sufficient attention to threats to stability in the region...
Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in Alaska

Boeing wins $6.56 billion contract to expand U.S. missile defense in...

WASHINGTON — Boeing Co. was awarded a $6.56 billion U.S. defense contract for development and sustainment of an enlarged ground-based midcourse anti-ballistic missile defense...
As Greenland’s plans to build new airports gather momentum, Denmark is struggling to get on board

As Greenland’s plans to build new airports gather momentum, Denmark is...

When it comes to the future of Greenland’s economy, there are two things lawmakers in Nuuk and in Copenhagen can agree on. The first is...
OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

OneWeb to resume launches in December, eyes commercial service in 2021

LONDON — OneWeb, the collapsed satellite operator rescued by the British government and India's Bharti Group, will resume launches with Arianespace in December, putting...
Russia releases secret footage of the 1961 Arctic test of ‘Tsar Bomba’

Russia releases secret footage of the 1961 Arctic test of ‘Tsar...

MOSCOW — Russia has released previously classified footage of the world's largest nuclear explosion, caused when the Soviet Union detonated the so-called Tsar Bomba...
In Alaska, soldiers relish role in U.S. missile defense

In Alaska, soldiers relish role in U.S. missile defense

FORT GREELY, Alaska — Two hours south of Fairbanks, Alaska, near the starting point of the Alaska highway, sit row upon row of missile...
Norway’s new F-35 scrambled for first time to meet Russian anti-sub aircraft

Norway’s new F-35 scrambled for first time to meet Russian anti-sub...

A pair of Norwegian F-35 fighter jets from Ørland air base and two F-16s from Bodø followed two Russian Tu-142s and one MiG-31 over...
Russia-Germany gas pipeline raises intelligence concerns: U.S. official

Russia-Germany gas pipeline raises intelligence concerns: U.S. official

BERLIN — The planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline from Russia to Germany raises U.S. intelligence and military concerns since it would allow Moscow...