The United States Navy does not have any icebreaker ships in its inventory, while the United States Coast Guard has two aging icebreakers. The US Arctic Security Affairs advisors recommend acquiring new icebreaker ships for the Arctic, where the ice is melting year by year and forming new waterways.
Tag Archives : Icebreaker
30 Dec 2021
VT Halter Marine won a NAVSEA (Naval Sea Systems Command) contract for the detailed design and construction of the second Polar Security Cutter for the United States Coast Guard.
19 Nov 2021
The first serial Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Sibir has started its running trials, the press office of the Baltic Shipyard (part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) said.
18 Oct 2021
The Ivan Papanin-class (Project 23550) multirole icebreaking patrol ships can be armed with Kalibr-K (NATO reporting name: SS-N-27 Sizzler) cruise missiles...
04 Aug 2021
Halter Marine unveiled its new multi-mission ready polar security cutter meant for the U.S. Coast Guard, at Sea Air Space 2021, the naval defense exposition held near Washington DC.
06 Jul 2021
The Project 10510 Leader-class lead nuclear-powered icebreaker has been laid down in the Far East, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
07 May 2021
The Canadian Coast Guard announced on 6 May 2021 that two Polar icebreakers will join its fleet to enhance Canada’s Arctic presence and provide critical services to Canadians.
04 Feb 2021
Davie, Canada’s premier builder of Polar and ice-capable ships, today welcomed GE as a strategic partner in its Polar Icebreaker program, which is the flagship of Canada’s National Icebreaker Centre (NIC).
26 Nov 2020
After her arrival in the Netherlands at the end of August, Australia’s icebreaker RSV Nuyina is commencing her seatrials in the North Sea.
18 Sep 2020
The Project 22220 nuclear-powered icebreaker Arktika has completed sea trials in the Gulf of Finland and returned to the outfitting quay of the Baltic Shipyard, the Defense Ministry’s press office said.