Admiralty Shipyards Started Sea Trials of LSP North Pole

JSC “Admiralty Shipyards” (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) has started factory sea trials of the ice-resistant self-propelled platform “North Pole”. The Minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation Alexander Kozlov took part in the procedure for sending a unique vessel for the implementation of the test program. The head of the department noted the importance of…

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The UK’s Defense Contribution in the High North

1. Foreword 1.1 By the Secretary of State for Defence The High North, including the Arctic, matters to the UK and UK Defence. Developments impact upon our environment, prosperity, energy supply, and security. As the region’s closest neighbor without territory within the Arctic Circle, the UK will continue to work with our Allies and partners to ensure that increasing access to the…

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Aircraft Carrier to Trial Quantum Technology in Arctic

The world’s first atomic clock of its kind has been fitted to Britain’s biggest warship to help ensure pinpoint accuracy wherever she goes. Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales received the state-of-the-art piece of quantum technology before sailing for Norway on Monday to take part in the largest military exercise in a generation in the Arctic. The technology – about…

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HMS Prince of Wales to Lead NATO Task Force in the Arctic

The UK’s largest warship has left Portsmouth to lead a NATO task force to the Arctic for the biggest exercises in Norway for 30 years. Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales deploys in her role as NATO’s command ship to Exercise Cold Response, the large-scale Norwegian-led exercises which will see 35,000 troops from 28 nations operate together in the harshest…

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Arctic Littoral Strike: Marines, Norwegian Military Conduct Exercise in Northern Norway

April 8, 2021 – U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 21.1 enhanced their warfighting ability above the Arctic Circle during exercise Arctic Littoral Strike in Northern Norway from March 11-31. “This exercise demonstrated the battalion’s capability to operate inside actively contested maritime spaces, in this case arctic littoral spaces, and to provide support to joint fleet operations,” said…

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