More U.S. Marines to train in Norway, closer to Russia

Two U.S. Air Force F-22 stealth fighter jets are about to receive fuel mid-air from a KC-135 refueling plane over Norway en route to a joint training exercise with Norway's growing fleet of F-35 jets August 15, 2018. REUTERS/Andrea Shalal

OSLO (Reuters) – The United States will more than double the number of Marines stationed in Norway, in line with plans first outlined in June, the Norwegian defence ministry said on Wednesday. Plans to increase the number of Marines in Norway to 700 from 330 and moving some of them closer to the border with […]

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