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Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman alongside amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima during a replenishment-at-sea in the Norwegian Sea, October 27, 2018.

‘We can do better’: The Navy’s newest fleet commander says US ships and sailors got ‘beat up’ during NATO’s bigges...

NATO recently had its biggest exercise since the Cold War, and it needs more like that going forward, the Navy's newest fleet commander says.
The frigate KNM Helge Ingstad.

The elite warship that collided with a massive tanker on its way home from NATO’s big war games unexpectedly sank overnight

See the latest images of this devastating accident, which is likely to be a huge loss for the Norwegian navy.
Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman alongside amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima during a replenishment-at-sea in the Norwegian Sea, October 27, 2018.

The US Navy is pushing north, closer to Russia in freezing conditions — and it’s planning on hanging around up there

NATO militaries have gathered in the northern latitudes around Norway for exercise Trident Juncture, and they plan to get used to operating up there.
US Marine Cpl. Nicholas Adams, a crew chief, aboard a MV-22B Osprey during Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Base, Norway, November 1, 2018.

NATO is hosting its biggest war games since the Cold War amid rising tensions with Russia — but the alliance is training to deal with a much old...

NATO is conducting exercise Trident Juncture in Norway as it refocuses on operating in Europe and on dealing with the conditions they'd face there.
Russian Su-27 blasts its engines as it passes the EP-3.

Russian Su-27 fighter captured blasting afterburners in dangerous intercept of a US Navy plane

A Russian Su-27 made a dangerous pass ahead of a US Navy EP-3 Aries taking part in a NATO military exercise in international air space above the Black Sea.
Dust lights up the rotors of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter as US Army paratroopers load for an air-assault mission near Combat Outpost Ab Band, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, May 23, 2012.

These are the best and most dangerous parts of flying the US Army’s transportation workhorse, according to a pilot who does it

The Chinook has been the backbone of US Army transport operations for decades. For the pilots who fly it into action, some experiences stand out.
A U.S. Marine with 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, conducts ground guidance during an amphibious landing during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Alvund, Norway, Oct. 30, 2018.

Here’s what it looked like when US forces stormed the beach during massive NATO war games in Norway

These photos from Trident Juncture 2018 show what it looks like when US Marines, with the support of Navy sailors, storm the beaches.
British and US soldiers are transported to a training mission in a US Army 12th Combat Aviation Brigade Chinook helicopter near Rena, Norway on October 27, 2018.

Russia aims its missile drills shoulder-to-shoulder with NATO’s biggest war games in years

NATO's Trident Juncture is the alliance's largest exercise in years. Russia isn't happy about it, and now it is planning its own drills nearby.
45 Painfbat (Pantser infanterie battaljon) during their first basic helicopter training as preparation for their air assault maneuvers.

NATO is training to take on Russia in its largest drills in decades — here’s what these massive war games look like

Check out these impressive photos of NATO's largest war games in decades — Trident Juncture 2018. The drills aim to deter Russian aggression.
A US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 480th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is de-iced at Kallax Air Base, Sweden, October 24 2018.

NATO’s biggest military exercise in years just started, but Russia may be more worried about 2 countries that aren’t members of the allian...

Trident Juncture, NATO's largest exercise in years, will have participants from every member. But the two non-members there may annoy Moscow the most.