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.

Finland’s Defense Ministry said it suspected a Russian military aircraft entered its airspace without permission on Monday, in the second such violation in three days.

First time in history: Two Pacific fleet Akula-class submarines are now en route along the Northern Sea Route towards Severodvinsk in the White Sea for upgrades.

Russia plans to resume testing of the submarine-launched ballistic missile Bulava in September, after one year’s stop in the project.

After pressure from the oil industry, a formerly closed area along the Kola Bay is opened up for regular civilian traffic.

The Northern Fleet’s destroyers «Severomorsk» and «Admiral Levchenko» on Tuesday sail into the Barents Sea for a joint exercise with nuclear submarines and naval aviation.

During the celebrations of last year’s Navy Day the Presidents of the Russian Federation and Ukra

A Russian military aircraft will be conducting an inspection flight over Norway later this month as part of the Open Skies Treaty.

Three large landing ships from the Northern Fleet are conducting shooting exersises at the Rybachii Peninsula, just few kilometers from the Norwegian border.

The power and greatness of our Navy will multiply, Russian President Vladimir Putin underlined as captains of the country’s most lethal vessels greeted their head commander and fighter jets covered the Murmansk sky.

Russia’s development of new air force bases in the Arctic are linked with the country’s growing oil and gas activities in the region and the upcoming delimitation of the Arctic shelf, an analyst says.

While foreign countries over the last 20 years have cashed out for scrapping Russia’s Cold War fleet of nuclear submarines, Moscow puts its money into building new advanced vessels for underwater warfare.

Severodvinsk can soon get rid of one of the town’s potential nuclear threats. The battle cruiser “Admiral Ushakov” is to be scrapped. Money for the project has been allocated in next year’s budget.

…while a €70 million brand-new, purpose built vessel aimed at the same transport job, is berthing at the same quay in Murmansk, without being used.