Tagged: Arctic

The attack submarine Hampton surfaces in 2014 at on an ice sheet during Ice Exercise. The Navy is studying ways to boost operations in the Arctic as thinning ice opens more waters. (Credit: Amy Sun/Navy)

Navy Prepares For Arctic Operations As Ice Thins

A new cold war is forming — very cold. The Navy expects to have enough trained personnel and equipment by 2030 to respond to contingencies and emergencies in the Arctic, said Robert Freeman, spokesman for the Oceanographer of the Navy.

Official flag of the Secretary of the Navy.

SECNAV Discusses Navy and Arctic at UAF

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with senior research personnel and faculty members at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Dec. 5 to discuss the role of the U.S. Navy in the arctic.