Japan and U.S. to test methane hydrate extraction in Alaska

National Sep 10, 2020

Japan and U.S. to test methane hydrate extraction in Alaska

Japan and the United States will conduct a joint study to produce gas from methane hydrate, a next-generation energy resource, in permafrost in northern Alaska from next year, a Japanese government source said Wednesday. The yearlong study comes as Japan seeks to secure domestic energy ...

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska

World Aug 15, 2019

Russia flies nuclear-capable bombers to region facing Alaska

Russia said on Wednesday it had flown two nuclear-capable TU-160 bombers to a far eastern Russian region opposite Alaska as part of a training exercise that state media said showed Moscow's ability to park nuclear arms on America's doorstep. The Tupolev TU-160 strategic bomber, nicknamed ...