July 18 2022
The head of the U.S. Coast Guard says her service needs more icebreakers to maintain its presence in the Arctic, reports Defense News.
The steady decline in polar ice and potential opening of trade routes linking Asia, Europe and North America has increased interest in the region, with China and Russia expanding their Arctic capabilities.
On Thursday, Adm. Linda Fagan told the House Homeland Security Committee’s transportation and maritime security panel that the Coast Guard needed...
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