Britain above the Arctic Circle

With a resurgent Russia flexing its muscles above the Arctic Circle, a House of Commons Defence Sub-Committee has said that the UK needs to take urgent steps to upgrade its Arctic capabilities. AIR International examines the committee’s findings


This graphic show’s a top view of the arctic region.
Central Intelligence Agency

A House of Commons subcommittee report, ‘On Thin Ice: UK Defence in the Arctic’ lays out the importance of the region, especially with the effects global warming is having on the polar ice cap.

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