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.

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A large-scale military exercise involving several submarines, surface vessels, aviation and more than four thousand men is currently unfolding in the Barents Sea. Also test shooting with the S-300 missile system is part of the training.

The Nordic countries Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland are preparing for the signing of a joint statement on security policy.

Plans to use Typhoon submarines for under-ice deliveries of oil and ore in Arctic waters is inexpedient, says the designer of the world’s largest ever built submarine.

A F-16 fighter ready for take off at Bodø main airbase.

Jet-fighters from Bodø airbase in Northern Norway take off Monday to take part in the international military operation to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya.

After 18 years of construction, Russia’s first multi-armed Graney-class nuclear powered submarine set course to the White Sea on Monday for the first sea trails.

Newly released book argues that the Globus II radar in Norway’s north easternmost corner is essential for a U.S. missile defence system in Europe.

Aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov at port in Murmansk in 2011.

Russia’s aircraft carrier “Admiral Kuznetsov” arrives at her winter-cold homeport Severomorsk on the Kola Peninsula after visiting the hot-conflicts in Syria.

Norway’s largest live firing exercise takes place today and tomorrow during the Cold Response exercise in Northern Norway.

Just a few hours after he was sworn in as Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin ordered the government to ensure the development of the Navy in the Arctic; improving intelligence, modernizing weaponry and determines the limits of the Arctic continental shelf.

The French frigate «De Grasse» has arrived in Severomorsk for an official visit and joint naval drills with the Northern Fleet in the Barents Sea.

Norwegian soldiers guarding the border to Russia are no longer allowed to wear police insignia patches on their uniforms.

Russia plans to scrap its largest landing ship “Mitrofan Moskalenko”. Economy and changed naval strategy are the reasons.

U.S. authorities admit that it was radiation from their warship that made several crewmembers of a Norwegian coast guard vessel sick during the “Northern Eagle” naval exercise in August.