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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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America’s Only Heavy Icebreaker Experienced Flooding, Engine Failure During Annual Antarctic Supply Mission

The United States’ only operational heavy icebreaker suffered both flooding and engine failure during this year’s icebreaking mission to

February 7, 2018
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Friday, December 22, 2017
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Heavy Icebreaker USCGC ‘Polar Star’ Departs Honolulu on Annual Resupply Mission to Antarctica

 The United States’ only heavy icebreaker departed Honolulu on Friday bound for Antarctica as part of annual resupply mission for the U.S. Antarctic

December 22, 2017
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Report Says U.S. Needs to Build Four New Heavy Polar Icebreakers
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Report Says U.S. Needs to Build Four New Heavy Polar Icebreakers

New Report Recommends Construction of Four New Polar Icebreakers of the Same Design as the Lowest-Cost Strategy for Protecting U.S. Interests in Arctic and

July 11, 2017
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
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U.S. Coast Guard Awards Heavy Polar Icebreaker Contracts

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday awarded five firm fixed-price contracts for heavy polar icebreaker design studies and analysis. The contracts were awarded to

February 23, 2017
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Saturday, August 20, 2016
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From The Deck Of An Icebreaker – First Hand Account Of Life Aboard the USCGC Healy

by Ken Cook (USCG) At 420 feet long and 82 feet wide, the Coast Guard Cutter Healy is the Coast Guard’s largest cutter. Onboard you’ll find an impressive

August 20, 2016
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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U.S. Shipbuilders: Shipyards Capable of Building Next Generation of Polar Icebreakers

In testimony before the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, Matthew Paxton, President of the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA)

July 12, 2016
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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
U.S. Coast Guard Moves Forward with New Icebreakers
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U.S. Coast Guard Moves Forward with New Icebreakers

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, Jan 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday released a proposed acquisition timeline and requirements for two new

January 13, 2016
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