ARCTIC OCEAN (May 5, 2020) The Type-23 Duke-class frigate HMS Kent (F78), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), and USNS Supply (T-AOE-6) conduct a photo exercise (PHOTOEX) while conducting joint operations to ensure maritime security in the Arctic Ocean, May 5, 2020. (Photo: U.S. Navy)
A brazen foray into the Barents yields predictable Cold War-type friction

Tangling with the Russian bear above, and especially under, the seas does not comport with U.S. national security interests.

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