German Foreign Policy posted two articles about the NATO maneuver taking place in Norway.
Ice-Cold Geopolitics (I) | 2016/03/15 | BERLIN/OSLO/WASHINGTON
(Own report) – A NATO war game, currently taking place in Norway, with the participation of elite units of the German Bundeswehr, includes training the deployment of nuclear arms against Russia. The exercise named “Cold Response” involves the use of B-52 bombers, particularly designed to drop nuclear bombs.
Ice-Cold Geopolitics (II) | 2016/03/17 | BERLIN/MOSCOW/WASHINGTON
(Own report) – The participation of elite units of the German Bundeswehr in NATO’s current “Cold Response” exercise in Norway, is a demonstration of Germany’s growing interest in the Arctic. While the Bundeswehr is training in “winter warfare” skills, the German government, by its own admission, is seeking to make the polar region a “central focus of German policy.”