Military Logistics

PREMIUM: Norway base conversion reflects growing strategic importance of Arctic

5th February 2021 - 18:00 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in Belfast

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Olavsvern naval base is being overhauled to perform logistics and military training functions, as NATO seeks to exert strategic influence in the Arctic.

The acquisition by Wilnor Governmental Services (WGS) of Olavsvern naval base in northern Norway may mark a key step forward in helping NATO allies boost their presence in the Arctic.

WGS  – part of global maritime service provider Wilhelmsen Group – announced the deal at the beginning of January. WGS will assume ...

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