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Why Rogachevo Air Base is key to Russian military operations in the Arctic

Alexander Mladenov looks at the prospects of further development of Rogachevo Air Base on Novaya Zemlya archipelago – key to airspace control over the Western sector of the strategically important Northern Sea Route in the frigid High North of Russia

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Has France's Mirage 2000C fleet become obsolete?

Thirty-six years after the first example touched down in Dijon with the Escadron de Chasse 1/2 'Cigognes', we detail what remains of France's Dassault Mirage 2000C fleet and explore whether or not the platform is now obsolete

Russian MiG-31BMs take up combat duty in the Arctic

An undisclosed number of Mikoyan MiG-31BM fighter-interceptors from the Naval Aviation of the Russian Federation’s Northern Fleet have taken up combat duties at Rogachevo airfield in Russia’s Novaya Zemlya archipelago

European Union green lights MBDA TWISTER project

The Council of the European Union has given missile developer MBDA the green light to develop its Timely Warning and Interception with Space-based TheatER surveillance (TWISTER) missile defence project.