The collision occurred in Womens Bay, near Kodiak, and there were injuries.. Here's what we know SO FAR.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star departed Seattle Nov. 26 to break a resupply channel to McMurdo Station, Antarctica. McMurdo is headquarters for the U.S. scientific mission on the continent, run by the National Science Foundation. READ MORE.
The Seattle-based icebreaker, a Council-adopted unit, returned to Coast Guard Base Seattle Nov. 2, after its three-month, 14,000-mile mission. See the USCG release and photos at this LINK.
The EA-18G Growlers of Electronic Attack Squadron VAQ-132 began their deployment back in March. Learn what they've been doing since then in this NAVY RELEASE.
The guided missile destroyer covered 47,000 nautical miles. Read more about its DEPLOYMENT.
The Navy calls it the "EMBD Program." Read more about it at this LINK.
The Navy's historic sub hunter and intelligence/reconnaissance platform has begun the move into AVIATION HISTORY.
The USS Oregon was christened in Groton, Connecticut. See the Navy Times ARTICLE.
The Antarctic station is scheduled get a new $355 million research facility. But delivery of the needed construction materials relies on the Seattle-based USCGC Polar Star to break a resupply channel for a few more years. Making the 43-year-old ship last that long won't be easy, as you'll read in this USNI ARTICLE.
The CEO of VT Halter Marine explains his views of the performance and maintenance needs of the new Polar Security Cutters in this U.S. Naval institute ARTICLE
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