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Norway' Minister of Defense, Frank Bakke-Jensen, on Friday signed an agreement with the United States allowing for, among other things, construction of hangar and fuel supply infrastructure for U.S. Navy P-8A maritime patrol aircraft at Evenes airport and the nearby Ramsund naval station.
April 16, 2021
A Bal missile can take out ships up to 5,000 tons and is aimed at protecting the territorial waters now becoming more accessible for shipping as the Arctic sea ice retreats.
April 15, 2021
About 40,000 soldiers will participate in Cold Response 2022, planned to take place in the Ofoten area with navy and air force as main players in the war game.
April 14, 2021
According to the Russian military leader, the two armies and three airborne troop units that have been redeployed to western border areas will end ongoing exercises in the course of April.
April 14, 2021
The Sparta III sails to the far northern Russian archipelago to deliver cargo to the Northern Fleet's Nagurskoye base.
April 13, 2021
An employee of DNV GL was Saturday arrested when he met with a Russian intelligence agent, according to the Norwegian Security Police (PST).
August 17, 2020
Andrey Pyzha was detained only few days after a visit to the Kola Peninsula.
August 13, 2020
Russia's two newest special-purpose submarines, the Belgorod and the Khabarovsk, could redefine underwater warfare when they within some years sail out from the shipyard in Severodvinsk.
August 11, 2020
Washington’s decision to pull out 700 US Marines from Norway is met with skepticism by a Russian foreign ministry spokesperson, who believes the move in reality could mean a significantly strengthening of American military activity in northern Norway.
August 08, 2020
The United States wants to keep the Arctic an area of low tensions, Washington’s newly appointed Arctic coordinator said Wednesday even as he warned of growing big power rivalry in the region due to climate change and conflicting geopolitical interests.
August 06, 2020
Norwegian troops will have to fill the gaps as the powerful American force slashes its presence in the country.
August 06, 2020
The "Nikolay Skosyrev" is to survey Arctic waters.
June 29, 2020
Head of Norway's Joint Operative Headquarters Rune Jakobsen leads the delegation that on the 24th June attends war victory celebrations in the north Russian city.
June 24, 2020
The two construction yards in Severodvinsk are hotbeds for the coronavirus in northern Russia.
June 23, 2020
"The flights are clearly a part of a plan of geopolitical and strategic signaling," says defense analyst Per Erik Solli and points to Russia’s long-range navy and air force operations south to the North Sea areas.
June 18, 2020
Professor Valery Mitko is President of the St. Petersburg Arctic Social Science Academy and got his education from the Higher Naval School of Radio Electronics in the 1960ties.
June 15, 2020
Russia's latest ballistic missile submarine "Knyaz Vladimir" was officially handed over to the Northern Fleet on Friday from the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk, the city with the highest number of coronavirus-cases in the Arkhangelsk Oblast.
June 12, 2020
President Putin and Defense Minister Shoigu order action to speed up alternative railway link.
June 11, 2020
In an early June decree, President Vladimir Putin de facto equals the Northern Fleet with a military district.
June 08, 2020
The Norwegian forces based in Kirkenes for the first time conduct live fire exercise with a Javelin anti-tank missile. The training is part of Norway's buildup of military capacities in the North.
June 07, 2020
The NATO warplanes on June 3 were exercising in international airspace just outside Finnmark.
June 04, 2020
With short notice, the Russian Northern Fleet announces via its own media a large-scale exercise to happen later this month in the Barents- and Norwegian Seas involving 30 surface ships, a few submarines, support vessels and more than 20 aircraft.
June 01, 2020
The submarine adds at least 96 nuclear warheads to the navy sailing out from the Kola Peninsula.
June 01, 2020
Their objective is to challenge the current legal and territorial status of the region and undermine Russia's development of natural resources, leader of FSB's Border Guard Service Vladimir Kulishov argues.
May 28, 2020
One year after the fatal accident with a nuclear-powered missile in the White Sea, Russia's weapon designers say a test launch the Poseidon nuclear powered underwater drone will take place this fall.
May 26, 2020