Military vesssels in Sundahöfn harbor, Reykjavík, Friday.

Northern Viking Defense Exercise in Iceland

4 Apr More than 700 people are taking part in the joint defense exercise Northern Viking 2022, which began in Iceland Saturday.

Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir.

Does Not Rule Out Changes to Icelandic Air Policing

8 Mar 2022 Last night, Minister for Foreign Affairs Þór­dís Kol­brún Reykfjörð Gylfa­dótt­ir told that in light of the situation that has developed after the Russia’s invasion of Ukraine February 24, she does not rule out that changes will be made to Icelandic Air Policing.

A Lockheed Martin F-35  combat aircraft from the Norwegian Armed Forces at Keflavík Airport.

Should Permanent Presence of NATO Troops Be Considered in Iceland?

7 Mar 2022 The situation in Europe has dramatically changed since Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24.

The work in progress.

NATO Project Underway at KEF Airport

26 Jun 2020 A project underway within the security area of Keflavík International Airport aims at improving facilities for NATO member nations.

From the US naval base, Keflavík.

Left-Greens Reject NATO Project in Helguvík Harbor

14 May 2020 The Left-Green Movement has rejected major NATO projects on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, Morgunblaðið reports.

Helguvík Harbor, Southwest Iceland.

Want to Make Helguvík Harbor Suitable for NATO Vessels

20 Apr 2020 There is interest among officials at Reykjaneshafnir harbors to make Helguvík Harbor, on the Reykjanes peninsula, Southwest Iceland, suitable for receiving NATO vessels.

An archive photo, showing a fighter plane taking off at Keflavík Airport.

US Military to Invest Billions of ISK in Keflavík

24 Jun 2019 The US Department of Defense plans to invest USD 57 million in military construction in Iceland in 2020.

Armed marines in Keflavík.

US marines train in Iceland

18 Oct 2018 Armed marines from North Carolina are currently training in Keflavik in South Iceland. They are taking part in the Trident Juncture NATO practice.

Steinunn Þóra Árnadóttir,MP for the Left Green Alliance.

MP's oppose military practices to take place in Iceland this autumn

20 Sep 2018 "There's nothing positive about military practices," said MP Steinunn Þóra Árnadóttir, MP for the Left Green Alliance at Parliament yesterday. Árnadóttir and fellow MP for the Left Greens Kolbeinn Óttarson Proppé spoke in opposition of the NATO military practices set to take place in Iceland in October in November called Trident Juncture.


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