NATO ships with missile defence drill off northern Norway

June 7, 2021

The Barents Observer:

Neither NATO nor Norway wants to say it has anything to do with Russia’s new, long-ranged variety of cruise missiles deployed in the Arctic for the navy, air force, or mobile land units, but Exercise Formidable Shield has this week moved north to strategically important areas off Andøya in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea.

This area is within range of the new Russian cruise missiles.

NATO says in a statement that the exercise is Europe’s biggest and most complex air and missile drill “defending against a variety of missiles…”

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