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.

We should quickly agree with the Swedes about the formation of a defence alliance, head of the Finnish parliament defence committee says.

Finnmark Governor insists installation of new navigation marks along Russia’s heavily militarized Kola Peninsula coast must be completed before allowing shipment of spent nuclear fuel.

”The aircraft is a central part of the Government’s efforts to strengthen Norway’s defensive capabilities,” says Minister of Defence, Ine Eriksen Søreide. Unlike today’s fleet of F-16 fighters, the entire new fleet of combat aircrafts will be based south of the Arctic Circle.

Russia’s brand new frigate, the ”Admiral Gorshkov”,  is heading northwards to engage in test shooting in the White Sea.

War-games at sea and in air over the Barents Region.

Russia’s new diesel-electric submarine Novorossiysk has completed the journey from the Barents Sea to the Black Sea.

Two Oscar-II class nuclear powered submarine is part of large-scale Northern Fleet drill currently taking place outside the Kola Peninsula.

Two military research vessels are taking a closer look at Russia’s northernmost underwater geology.

Keflavik Air Base outside Reykjavik could once again become base for U.S. military, nearly ten years after the last forces left the country.

As Russia is boosting its military presence in the Arctic, U.S. intelligence agencies are scrambling to study potential threats in the north, using both Canadian and Norwegian resources.

Major General Rune Jakobsen takes over as commander of the Norwegian Head Quarters.

The Russian navy’s “Pyotr Veliky” needs extensive modernization, according to Moscow-based expert.

Military forces in the Arctic will be strengthened with a naval fighter regiment and an anti-aircraft regiment by the end of 2015, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu says.