22 July 2024
Russia will now grow with the Arctic - Putin1 month ago
Russia will now grow with the Arctic - Putin
4 month ago
Vice Admiral Konstantin Kabantsov has been appointed acting commander of the Northern Fleet, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported
4 month ago
Two Russian Navy NFAF Tu-142 MPA completed a 12-hour OOA routine MARPAT, 041400Z MAR 24. Aircraft noted operating in the Norwegian Sea during the 0900Z hour & probably COND SURV of Ex Steadfast Defender activity
4 month ago
Icebreaker Yermak is on fire at the port of St.Petersburg
5 month ago
The State Duma adopted a law denouncing the 1956 agreement that allowed sailors from Great Britain to fish in the Russian zone of the Barents Sea
7 month ago
Firefighters have extinguished fire at nuclear-powered cargo ship Sevmorput in Murmansk
7 month ago
Russia launched new nuclear submarines "Krasnoyarsk" and "Emperor Alexander III"
The Newnew Polar Bear left Arkhangelsk this morning and is heading north in the White Sea. AIS destination on Marinetraffic is "Meeting icebreaker". Interestingly, the NNPB got a new NSR application approved on Oct 19th, for Nov 1st to 15th. The old expires on Oct 31st
Russia is reinforcing its presence in the Arctic through the connection of Franz Josef Land to Novaya Zemlya with underwater cable this month. The operation will be carried by cable layer YAUZA, already on site9 month ago
Russia is reinforcing its presence in the Arctic through the connection of Franz Josef Land to Novaya Zemlya with underwater cable this month. The operation will be carried by cable layer YAUZA, already on site
Small Novaya Zemlya update: A new NOTAM, extending the period until the 12th has been issued. This indicates that despite Putin's statements, Burevestnik related activities will likely continue. The NAVWARN is active to the 31st9 month ago
Small Novaya Zemlya update: A new NOTAM, extending the period until the 12th has been issued. This indicates that despite Putin's statements, Burevestnik related activities will likely continue. The NAVWARN is active to the 31st
Russia may be planning to test a new nuclear powered missile in the Artic, according to the New York Times The 9M730 Burevestnik (NATO designation SSC-X-9 Skyfall) is believed to be a nuclear-capable AND nuclear-powered missile that Russia has been unsuccessfully testing over the past years. All of the previous test failed, as the mini-nuclear engine failed to engage. It theoratically, could clear 23,000 km according to the Nuclear Threat Initiative9 month ago
Russia may be planning to test a new nuclear powered missile in the Artic, according to the New York Times The 9M730 Burevestnik (NATO designation SSC-X-9 Skyfall) is believed to be a nuclear-capable AND nuclear-powered missile that Russia has been unsuccessfully testing over the past years. All of the previous test failed, as the mini-nuclear engine failed to engage. It theoratically, could clear 23,000 km according to the Nuclear Threat Initiative
1 year ago
Putin discussed with Russian Security Council important questions, including Russian continental shelf in Arctic Ocean
Announcement from @StateDept that @POTUS plans to elevate the Arctic Coordinator position by appointing an Ambassador-at-Large for the Arctic Region, subject to the advice and consent of the Senate
USAF RC-135W Rivet Joint operating near Murmansk   JAKE11 reg:62-41302 year ago
USAF RC-135W Rivet Joint operating near Murmansk JAKE11 reg:62-4130
2 year ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Finland and Sweden joining NATO will destabilize the Arctic
2 year ago
Putin: "Unfriendly" countries have destroyed supply chains in the Arctic
Extreme 'warmth' in Antarctica right now.  Some monthly records are being broken by 15°C2 year ago
Extreme 'warmth' in Antarctica right now. Some monthly records are being broken by 15°C
2 year ago
Finland and Sweden, two Arctic states that are not NATO members, received a letter from Russia demanding security guarantees. Finland is preparing a response to these demands, its foreign minister says
2 year ago
The Russian Northern Fleet has begun exercises in the Barents Sea with the participation of about 20 ships, including the cruiser Pyotr Veliky and the frigate Admiral Gorshkov
Here are PRIPs/NAVWARNs issued today for the Barents-, White Sea, and the Nenets coast for next week, most labeled Rocket Launches.  42/22 may indicate something from Plesetsk2 year ago
Here are PRIPs/NAVWARNs issued today for the Barents-, White Sea, and the Nenets coast for next week, most labeled "Rocket Launches". 42/22 may indicate something from Plesetsk
2 year ago
There were no natural phenomena that led to the break of the fiberoptic cable between Svalbard and the Norwegian mainland, police investigations conclude
Currently issued Barents Sea NOTAMs. A couple indicating local Northern Fleet activity, and the strange areas west of Novaya Zemlya are back. The latter active from the 9th to the 14th2 year ago
Currently issued Barents Sea NOTAMs. A couple indicating local Northern Fleet activity, and the strange areas west of Novaya Zemlya are back. The latter active from the 9th to the 14th
2 year ago
Russian Northern Fleet launched exercise with 30 vessels, 140 vehicles, 20 aircraft and 1200 servicemen
This afternoon, a Norwegian P-3C Orion followed a Russian group of vessels off the Norwegian coast. The Russians sailed legally in international waters, but Norway continuously follows all movements in the High North2 year ago
This afternoon, a Norwegian P-3C Orion followed a Russian group of vessels off the Norwegian coast. The Russians sailed legally in international waters, but Norway continuously follows all movements in the High North
Norwegian coast guard vessel KV Andenes nearby tracking south to supposed Russian vessels2 year ago
Norwegian coast guard vessel KV Andenes nearby tracking south to supposed Russian vessels
The Northern Fleet Kaliningradneft-class oiler Vyazma is now tracking north-west off the coast of Finnmark.  She is likely not sailing alone, but have no confirmation on group composition yet2 year ago
The Northern Fleet Kaliningradneft-class oiler Vyazma is now tracking north-west off the coast of Finnmark. She is likely not sailing alone, but have no confirmation on group composition yet
2 year ago
Two Tu-160s have conducted flight over the Arctic Ocean, the Barents and White Seas
The largest @NATO exercise inside the Arctic Circle, Cold Response is planned for the beginning of March. 35,000 soldiers from 28 nations will participate. U.S. aircraft carrier "USS Harry S Truman" will also be part of the exercise
2 year ago
Putin: a successful salvo launch of the Zircon hypersonic system was carried out in the morning
Kola, Barents, and White Sea NOTAM/PRIP update.  The large Barents area has been extended to the 23rd - 27/28th. The PRIP closes large parts of the Barents and White Seas.  Relate this to upcoming NORFLT activity.  NOTAM for Pechenga-area also indicates 200th and 61st activity2 year ago
Kola, Barents, and White Sea NOTAM/PRIP update. The large Barents area has been extended to the 23rd - 27/28th. The PRIP closes large parts of the Barents and White Seas. Relate this to upcoming NORFLT activity. NOTAM for Pechenga-area also indicates 200th and 61st activity