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The Arctic and Russia’s Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers

Russian transpolar territories are a strategic maritime artery connecting Europe and Asia, a vital route to the northern cities, and a reservoir of treasures both already discovered and only predicted by geologists.   It is a front ready to counter strategic bombers flying across the Pole or missiles launched from the waters of the Arctic Ocean.…
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Meet Mi-8AMT the First Civilian Arctic Helicopter

Russian Helicopters Holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) announced today in a press release that it has started serial production of Arctic Mi-8AMT helicopters for civilian customers. Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant has produced the first helicopter and it is ready for transfer to operation. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The Arctic Mi-8AMT helicopter completed the…
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Arctic Exploration Satellites Production to Start in 2021

The General Director of Lavochkin Science and Production Association has unveiled intentions to begin the production of three Arctic exploration satellites in 2021. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Vladimir Kolmykov, general director of the Lavochkin, spoke about this to RIA Novosti. He said that the company is going to sign a contract for the…
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Canadian Experts Concerned Over Russia’s Arctic Exercise

At a high altitude, Russian paratroopers tumble from the belly of a giant transport plane into a sky of cotton clouds and then proceed to fight a three-day mock battle in a winter wasteland. The recent exercise on Franz Josef Land, a Russian archipelago of largely uninhabited islands in the High Arctic, has set the defence…
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World’s First Arctic Jump from an Altitude of 10K Meters

Russian paratroopers performed the world's first Arctic jump from 10,000 meters. The jump was made in the harsh Arctic in the area of the Franz Josef Land archipelago and coincided with the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War (WWII) and the 90th anniversary of the formation of the Airborne Forces, announced 'Group…
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Bastion Coastal Defence Systems Used in Arctic Drills

A missile battalion of the Northern Fleet’s tactical group armed with Bastion coastal defensce systems and stationed on the Alexandra Land of the Franz Joseph Land archipelago in the Arctic passed a final check for the winter training period, the Fleet’s press office reported on Friday. "During the final check, the missile troops practiced going…
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Kamaz Unmanned Trucks Tested In The Arctic

The Kamaz group press service announced today that KAMAZ unmanned trucks were successfully tested at the East Messoyakhskoye field - Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Gydan Peninsula. The joint project of Gazprom Neft and the KAMAZ group of companies was implemented with the support of the government of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in the Arctic and the…
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US Deploys 52 F-35A Fighters in the Arctic

The US Air Force command started the deployment of F-35A fighter jets to the Eielson air base in Alaska. This comes after two incidents of intercepting Russian maritime patrol aircrafts over international water separating the United States from Russia. “It is planned that the base will receive two F-35A aircraft per month after the delivery…
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International Arctic Forum 2021: Investment Projects Selection Begins

The Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East issued an order ‘On the selection of investment projects to be implemented on the territory of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation’ dated 10 April 2020. The ministry will be reviewing the projects over the period from 15 April to 1 June. “Implementation of…
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