The US Navy will block the 'Russian Arctic' to prevent an attack by the Kremlin in the far north. Kenneth Braithwaite, Secretary-General of the US Navy, expressed such an opinion.
The two most powerful military forces continue to lengthen and replenish their armaments. Russia is increasingly securing its presence in the Arctic region by sending unequivocal signals to Washington.
Starting this year, the Ka-29 is being prepared for operations in the Arctic: in 2021, helicopter pilots from the Northern Fleet will start working there. Machines will be used to supply military bases, transfer troops and patrol the polar region.
According to the expert, Arctic-type icebreakers have a double thick hull that breaks through the ice. In addition, the vessels are equipped with an inner hull, the thickness of which is even greater. Sea water serves as a ballast between the hulls.
Training flight over the Arctic Ocean and the Laptev Sea was conducted by American strategic bombers Boeing B-52H Stratofortress, learned BulgarianMilitary.com according a report of the command of the US Air Force in Europe and Africa.
The airborne units of the Russian airborne forces in the Arctic caused a great resonance in Norway. Russian expert Jakub Godzimirsky of the Norwegian Institute of Foreign Policy believes that this is primarily a symbolic event.
LONDON, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com) - A new defence Arctic strategy was announced at the end of last month on 30th Sept. 2018 by the UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The security environment is changing due to the changes in the natural environment in the Arctic and High North. The region these days is…