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USS Seawolf Completes Six-Month Arctic Deployment

ARCTIC OCEAN (July 30, 2015) The fast attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) surfaces through Arctic ice at the North Pole. Seawolf conducted routine Arctic operations. (U.S. Navy photo/Released)

The fast-attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton Aug. 21, following a six-month deployment. During the deployment, Seawolf conducted routine submarine operations, which included scheduled under-ice transits and under-ice operations. “The crew performed superbly on multiple operations in the 6th Fleet area of …

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#NavyInnovates in the Arctic

A Coast Guard C-130 flies over the Arctic Ocean during an Office of Naval Research-sponsored study of the changing sea ice, ocean and atmosphere, Sept. 26, 2014. (U.S. Navy photo by John F. Williams/Released)

By Dr. Martin Jeffries Office of Naval Research Arctic Science Advisor and Program Officer for Arctic and Global Prediction Something is afoot in the Arctic, and computer models predict that we can expect further changes, including even less sea ice — perhaps no ice at all — at the end …

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When the Navy Operated in the Arctic

USS Burton Island

By Rear Adm. Jonathan White Oceanographer of the Navy and Director Task Force Climate Change Sixty years ago this day, the U.S. Navy icebreaker USS Burton Island (AGB 1) and the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker USCGC Northwind (WAGB 282) became the first two ships to transit the fabled Northwest Passage through the …

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