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ICEX is Nearing the End

This is the 26th blog post in a series about ICEX 2011 by Jeff Gossett, Arctic Submarine Laboratory’s ICEX 2011 Exercise Director written on March 28, 2011. Only one day to go until the camp ends.  There are a couple more tests we need to do.  Both boats need to …

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How to Measure Ice Thickness at ICEX

This is the 22nd blog post in a series about ICEX 2011 by Jeff Gossett, Arctic Submarine Laboratory’s ICEX 2011 Exercise Director written on March 26, 2011. The submarines completed one of our scientific tests yesterday measuring ice thickness.  It has involved several different agencies all coming together for a …

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ICEX 2011: The Submarines Are Coming

This is the 6th blog post in a series about ICEX 2011 by Jeff Gossett, Arctic Submarine Laboratory’s ICEX 2011 Exercise Director written on March 14, 2011. The submarines are on their way to the ice camp – have been for a couple weeks.  Though we have no way of …

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Who’s at ICEX?

There are 27 of us who make up the basic staff here at APLIS.  As an overview, that breaks down into the following responsibilities: -A US Navy Captain who is the ICEX Officer in Tactical Command (OTC) with military authority over the camp and the submarines -An Exercise Director (myself), …

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Blogger’s Roundtable with RADM Philip Cullom on Riverine Command Boat (experimental) (RCB-X) Demonstration

Rear Admiral Philip Cullom, Director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division, will be available Wednesday at noon to discuss last Friday’s full-power demonstration of a Riverine Command Boat (experimental) (RCB-X) powered by alternative fuel at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. Alternative fuel represents one of several …

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New Hawkeye Aircraft, Improved Situational Awareness

We are excited to announce the rollout of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye. While this new aircraft looks similar to the older version from the outside, it contains many innovative technological design changes that set it apart. These advancements improve the aircraft’s ability to scan a larger area, detect smaller targets, process data about those targets faster, and link all of that information into systems that provide improved situational awareness during the multiple different mission types it can be called to support.

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