The annual Arctic sea ice extent minimum has likely passed. This season was the *2nd lowest* on record [using the JAXA ADS data set]. 2020 is consistent with the long-term trend. Note that the official announcement (NSIDC/NASA/etc) is likely to come early next week

Map. History of Arctic conflict

18 April 2021
The annual Arctic sea ice extent minimum has likely passed.  This season was the *2nd lowest* on record [using the JAXA ADS data set]. 2020 is consistent with the long-term trend. Note that the official announcement (NSIDC/NASA/etc) is likely to come early next week7 month ago
The annual Arctic sea ice extent minimum has likely passed. This season was the *2nd lowest* on record [using the JAXA ADS data set]. 2020 is consistent with the long-term trend. Note that the official announcement (NSIDC/NASA/etc) is likely to come early next week
7 month ago
Russian fighters intercepted a Norwegian electronic reconnaissance aircraft over the Barents Sea and 2 American aircraft over the Black Sea
7 month ago
B-1B bombers from Dyess AFB Texas flew over the East Siberian Sea yesterday, then deployed to Eielson AFB Alaska to "prepare for another long-scheduled deployment to Europe," EUCOM says. It's the AF's only B-1 Reserve unit. More on the 345th
7 month ago
The Russian Northern Fleet tracks the actions of NATO warships led by a US destroyer entering the Barents Sea
7 month ago
Russian fighter jet intercepted third foreign aircraft of the day over the Barents Sea
7 month ago
Russian Mig-31 intercepted U.S and U.K. planes over Barents Sea
7 month ago
Russian MiG-31 intercepted a Norwegian Air Force plane over the Barents Sea
7 month ago
Russian MiG-31 fighter jet intercepted Norwegian Air Force patrol aircraft over the Barents Sea
7 month ago
"Russia's navy conducts major war games near Alaska involving dozens of ships and aircraft in the biggest such drills in the area since Soviet times; more than 50 warships and about 40 aircraft taking part"
7 month ago
A MiG-31 fighter intercepted a Norwegian spy plane over the Barents Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
USAF RC-135U Combat Sent ENID51 tracking off the coast of Murmansk Russia7 month ago
USAF RC-135U Combat Sent ENID51 tracking off the coast of Murmansk Russia
7 month ago
The MiG-31 intercepted the Norwegian Air Force R-3C Orion patrol aircraft over the Barents Sea, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
Russia's militarization of Arctic continues apace. For the first time Russian military carried out tests of Pantsir-SA medium-range surface-to-air missiles in Arctic conditions. Missile tests were conducted on Alexandra Land island
Big day for the Canadian Navy today as the first Arctic Offshore Patrol Vessel is delivered at noon, live on Facebook. The first of six being built at Irving Shipbuilding in Halifax NS
8 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: S-400 in the Arctic are needed exclusively for the defense
Alexei Navalny's aide Ruslan Shaveddinov in court in Arkhangelsk for a case against his forced conscription into the army, where he is serving at a remote Arctic base
9 month ago
Russian North Fleet launched big drills with more than 30 military vessels. In Barents and Norway seas
9 month ago
There is no reason to say that the increase in radiation in the atmosphere of Northern Europe in June is due to Russia's activities in the Arctic - Russian Foreign Ministry
Arctic fires worsen as worrying videos and pictures from around towns of Chersky, Nizhnekolymsk and Srednekolymsk show how the pristine polar region of northern Yakutia is ablaze9 month ago
Arctic fires worsen as worrying videos and pictures from around towns of Chersky, Nizhnekolymsk and Srednekolymsk show how the pristine polar region of northern Yakutia is ablaze
3 Tu-142MK conducted a flight over the Barents and Norwegian Seas and were met by Norwegian F-16 fighters. Russian MoD footage of the flight over the Pacific Ocean with a MiG-31 escort9 month ago
3 Tu-142MK conducted a flight over the Barents and Norwegian Seas and were met by Norwegian F-16 fighters. Russian MoD footage of the flight over the Pacific Ocean with a MiG-31 escort
3 Tu-142MK conducted a flight over the Barents and Norwegian Seas and were met by Norwegian F-16 fighters. Russian MoD footage of the flight over the Pacific Ocean with a MiG-31 escort
9 month ago
Admiral Gorshkov project 22350 frigate to hold 2nd test launches of hypersonic missile Tsyrkon
9 month ago
NORAD says it scrambled fighter jets last night to intercept Russian aircraft off the coast of Alaska for the 5th time this month
@usairforce tanker, and B-2A Spirit bomber refuel over the Arctic Circle June 18 as part of a strategic bomber mission.10 month ago
@usairforce tanker, and B-2A Spirit bomber refuel over the Arctic Circle June 18 as part of a strategic bomber mission.
NORAD F-22 Raptors, supported by KC-135 Stratotankers and an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System, successfully completed two intercepts of Russian bomber aircraft formations entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone last night10 month ago
NORAD F-22 Raptors, supported by KC-135 Stratotankers and an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System, successfully completed two intercepts of Russian bomber aircraft formations entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone last night
4 Russian 'Bear' bombers intercepted by U.S. F-22 stealth fighter jets (:12) near Alaska one week after similar incident10 month ago
4 Russian 'Bear' bombers intercepted by U.S. F-22 stealth fighter jets (:12) near Alaska one week after similar incident
10 month ago
Russian Tu-95MS bombers again fly over Chukotka Sea and Pacific ocean, were intercepted by USAF fighter jets
10 month ago
Borei-class (Borei-A/955A Project) Knyaz Vladimir nuclear-powered submarine has officially entered service with the Russian Navy
Russian Navy's Northern Fleet holding live-fire exercises in the Barents Sea as destroyer VITSE ADMIRAL KUKALOV 626 apparently is shadowing French frigate AQUITAINE D650, which began operating in the Arctic Sea 5 June.10 month ago
Russian Navy's Northern Fleet holding live-fire exercises in the Barents Sea as destroyer VITSE ADMIRAL KUKALOV 626 apparently is shadowing French frigate AQUITAINE D650, which began operating in the Arctic Sea 5 June.
"China has become hard for the alliance to ignore. ⁦@jensstoltenberg⁩ sees "China coming closer to us" in all sorts of ways, from the Arctic to Africa, and from cyberspace to 5G networks and other infrastructure investment in Europe"
10 month ago
4 Russian Tu-95MS strategic bombers made a flight over Chukotsk, Bering and Okhotsk Seas, and over northern part of Pacific ocean, F-22 followed them several times - Russian Ministry of Defense
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