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The size of Russia's submarine fleet sailing the Barents Sea would grow, as older vessels will not be taken out of service when new ones enter.
February 18, 2019
A smiling Jens Stoltenberg got his border zone ID card to enter the Pechenga region five years ago. Today, the security situation in dramatically changed in the border region between Russia and Norway.
February 13, 2019
Flying in attack formation, the group of Su-24 attack aircraft turned away just before Norwegian airspace.
February 12, 2019
Chief of Norway’s military intelligence service, Lieutenant General Morten Haga Lunde, highlighted Chinese, Russian Arctic cooperation in his annual focus report.
February 11, 2019
Repeatedly disturbances of satellite navigation signals now troubles road constructors in Kirkenes.
February 10, 2019
The modernised T-80BVM is the tank best suited for Arctic operations, the Northern Fleet says.
February 08, 2019
Norway allows allied nuclear submarines to make port calls to the civilian industrial harbor of Grøtsund north of Tromsø, 375 kilometers from the Russian border.
February 08, 2019
A new unit is established for guarding and protection of the vessels based in the Kola Peninsula.
February 05, 2019
Combat ready MiG-31BMs will protect Russia’s northern regions by circumnavigate the airspace around the North Pole, Defense Ministry announces.
February 02, 2019
The Russian military force is to guard the natural gas terminal in Sabetta, the floating nuclear power plant in Pevek and several more key Arctic sites.
January 28, 2019
Intelligence Service to the Barents Observer in 2016: Marjata will still have Kirkenes as home port. 2019: No comments.
January 28, 2019
Still not clear when FSB wants to bring the spy case in for court.
July 18, 2018
The Oscar-II class vessel is similar to the Kursk that sank in the Barents Sea in 2000.
July 11, 2018
A number of new and modern housing blocks will be built in Sputnik - the base for the Northern Fleet’s naval infantry brigade.
July 11, 2018
MiG-31 interceptors and Su-24 bombers are training aerobatics and aerial reconnaissance.
July 10, 2018
The navy vessels are now sailing out to the Barents Sea preparing for voyage around Scandinavia towards St. Petersburg.
July 05, 2018
Eight nations, seven surface warships, three maritime patrol aircraft and two submarines. Click on the gallery above to see the photos from Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2018.
July 04, 2018
The Severomorsk-1 is now able to handle the biggest and most heavy military transport planes, the Russian Navy says.
July 03, 2018
Maybe not the best PR for Murmansk port as tourist destination.
June 25, 2018
Civilian vessels with daily rates of up to $10,000 are lining up in the Norwegian-Russian maritime border area waiting for the Northern Fleet to stop shooting.
June 21, 2018
The two major yards in Severodvinsk, northern Russia, intend to deliver key components to the country’s planned new Arctic natural gas project.
June 19, 2018
June 12, 1984: It is Cold War and the Soviet nuclear submarine K-131 is under the surface just outside Northern Norway when the fire alarm sounded. Hours later, 13 of the crew members are dead.
June 19, 2018
The warship will be handed over for service on June 20 after years of delay and test-sailings.
June 19, 2018
Several naval vessels are sailing in the Ofoten area and will make port calls to Narvik
June 18, 2018