An image of HMS Lancaster.
HMS Lancaster

HMS Lancaster sails into Arctic Circle for High North operation

The warship has completed three days of operations in the High North, marking the second time the Royal Navy has sailed into the Arctic Circle in two months

An image of a crew member on HMS Lancaster.
In the High North, temperatures can reach up to -30 degrees
HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen
An image of crew members on board HMS Lancaster.
An image of crew members on a speedboat.
The operation is entirely conducted in international waters

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