Thomas Nilsen

Land forces will mainly exercise in southern Norway, while air forces will fly above the Arctic Circle from the airports Kallax, Rovaniemi, Bodø and Andøya.
October 23, 2018
A polar bear shot dead after it attacked a crew member from a cruise ship on Svalbard this summer now raises question whether drones could be used to check the shores before making zodiac landings. Authorities and the cruise industry itself are skeptical.
October 17, 2018
Bank employee mistakenly loaded $100 notes into the box for 500-ruble notes.
October 17, 2018
Additional to the cruise ships, the ban will be imposed on all land based operations, like hotels, restaurants and other establishments in Longyearbyen.
October 16, 2018
Air support will be provided from the carrier USS “Harry S. Truman” when soldiers will train at shooting ranges in Troms.
October 15, 2018
The Russian navy has decided to the “Ivan Gren” should embark on an inter-fleet transfer from the Baltic to the Northern Fleet now in October.
October 14, 2018
25-years with safe decommissioning of Cold War submarines in the Russian north will come to an end next year.
October 14, 2018
Cold climate is no obstacle for green battery commuting in the largest city in Sweden’s northernmost county.
October 14, 2018
Ballistic missiles were launched from submarines in the Barents- and Okhotsk Seas. Long-range aircraft were also in the air with dummy nukes.
October 11, 2018
President Niinistö, though, says there are progress in the plans for a Arctic Summit in Finland next year.
October 11, 2018

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