According to a memo published by the White House and signed by President Trump, new nuclear-powered ice-breakers could be procured for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to replace those currently in service and to keep an active presence in Arctic and Antarctic regions.
Tag Archives : Arctic
04 May 2020
On April 23, Rosatom subsidiary FSUE Atomflot and shipbuilder Zvezda LLC remotely signed a contract on the construction of the nuclear icebreaker Leader (project 10510).
04 May 2020
Four U.S. Navy ships and a Royal Navy ship entered the Barents Sea, working together to conduct maritime security operations in the challenging environmental conditions above the Arctic Circle, May 4, 2020.
27 Apr 2020
The missile division of the Russian Northern Fleet equipped with K-300P Bastion (NATO reporting name SS-C-5 Stooge) mobile coastal defence missile system passed their winter training course in the Arctic, the Northern Fleet said on April 24, 2020.
03 Dec 2019
On November 23, 2019, the shipbuilders at Halifax Shipyard completed a successful Builder's Sea Trial on the future HMCS Harry DeWolf, Canada’s lead Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ship (AOPS).
18 Nov 2019
The engineering brigade of the Northern fleet will be formed in 2020, Navy sources said. It will be armed for a broad range of missions ranging from construction and restoration of infrastructure facilities to assault on reinforced positions. The brigade will comprise assault groups equipped with all-terrain vehicles, swamp buggies, bulldozers and tracklayers. The formation will also have sniffer dogs.
02 May 2019
Norway’s Andøya Test Center selected Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Air System (UAS) for extensive search and rescue trials as part of the Arctic 2030 project.
20 Feb 2019
UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the new fleet of P-8 maritime patrol aircraft will take to the skies over the Arctic next year.