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Russia is conducting an air force exercise involving more than 25 fighter jets and fighter bombers of different types in the Barents Sea area.

Security service agents from Murmansk, Arkhangelsk and Nenets conduct a major joint exercise at one of the country’s main Arctic oil installations.

A Ukrainian maritime engine manufacturer has broken its cooperation with the Russian state shipbuilding corporation. That has consequences for Russia’s Northern Fleet

The old Russian bombers are frequently flying outside Norwegian airspace.

Seven activists protesting against the international military exercise Arctic Challenge were arrested for trespassing on Tuesday when they entered one of the airports taking part in the exercise, Swedish Radio’s local channel in Norrbotten reports.

 

Commander of the Northern Fleet Admiral Vladimir Korolyov has the highest salary of all of Russia’s fleet commanders. He even makes more than the Commander-in-chief of the Navy and the Minister of Defense.

Russia’s Northern Fleet is planning a large-scale exercise that will include Arctic rifle brigades, paratroopers and special forces, the fleet’s Commander says.

The Russian Coast Guard is renewing its fleet with new ice-going vessels and has been reorganized to meet the enhanced focus on the Arctic.

Vessels are shuttling Arctic waters to bunker up the Northern Fleet’s 48 remote bases.

Russia’s Air Force will more than triple the number of Tu-160 strategic bombers.

The country’s Arctic Brigade is mobilized as NATO countries together with Sweden and Finland start the Arctic Challenge rehearsal.

Nearly a hundred fighter jets participates as the joint exercise Arctic Challenge 2015 starts Monday in the skies over northern Norway, Sweden and Finland.

A new study from Gothenburg University’s SOM Institute shows that more and more Swedes want Sweden to join NATO.

Russia is planning to develop a special tracked version of its Pantsir anti-aircraft gun and missile system for use in the Arctic.

Suspended military contact does not hinder Norway to cash out millions of kroner for safer navigation inside the Northern Fleet’s waters. Seamarks, beacons and buoys will be owned by the navy, according to Per-Einar Fiskebeck and Jarl Tuv with the Norwegian project partner.