The southern half of the Barents Sea, including the ports of Murmansk (Russia) and Vardø (Norway) remain ice-free year round due to the warm North Atlantic drift. In September, the entire Barents Sea is more or less completely ice-free. Until the Winter War (1939–40), Finland's territory also reached to the Barents Sea, with the harbor at Petsamo being Finland's only ice-free winter harbor.
"The realistic and relevant training we are conducting here in the Barents [Sea]…proves we can operate anywhere in the region with our allies." And the Russians are the only "provocative" ones? I mean, do these guys hear themselves? OK, here’s a tip to spice things up in the battle-avoidance bedroom.
Far from being suicide squads, it was quite possible to return from Red Army penal units with hero status ...Archive photo ... Arkady Shaikhet/МАММ/МDF/russiainphoto.ru ... The 750-strong 614th PenalCompany (comparable in size to a battalion) of the Northern Fleet attacked the enemy positions from the Barents Sea, diverting them from the main Soviet attack ... .
The ships would join four other destroyers based at Rota and will improve EUCOM’s ability to “see under sea,” Wolters said ...Last year, they patrolled as far north as the Barents Sea, a first since the Cold War. Sixth Fleet warships also have upped their presence in the Black Sea in 2021, not far from where Moscow maintains its Black Sea Fleet.
Sudden frosts across Europe have hit vineyards hard, with scientists revealing that melting arctic sea ice is responsible for the unpredictable climate ... They found that during the “Beast from the East”, open-water conditions in the Barents Sea supplied up to 88% of the corresponding fresh snow that fell over Europe.
Researchers discovered that atmospheric vapor traveling south from the Arctic carried a unique geochemical fingerprint, revealing that its source was the warm, open-water surface of the Barents Sea, part of the Arctic Ocean between Norway, Russia, and Svalbard.
Last Wednesday, a Norwegian electronic warfare aircraft was intercepted by Russia over the Barents Sea near the Arctic, approaching the Russian border. To prevent border violations, a Russian MiG-31 fighter intercepted it and escorted it over the Barents Sea.
This series of interactive webinars will bring researchers and stakeholders together to explore the problem of marine litter in the Barents Sea ... and discuss their relevance and application in the Barents Sea region ... The first episode is titled 'Marine litter problem in Barents Sea.
Russia has tested its first post-Soviet large domestic airliner, the MC-21-300, in freezing conditions to see how it performs when covered with ice ... It made some 14 flights lasting from three to five hours over the coast of the White Sea, part of the Barents Sea and the Subpolar Urals area ... The certification flights were conducted in several steps ... .
NorSea will provide supply base services to OMV’s operations in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, and the Barents Sea. The post OMV taps NorSea for supply base services in Norway appeared first on.. ... .
Small, weathered pieces of plastic — suggesting they’d been on a long journey — have been found at the top of the Pyrénées mountains in southern France10 and “in the northernmost and easternmost areas of the Greenland and Barents seas.”11. Calling the Greenland and Barents seas ...