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Petty Officer Manny Reynoso, AKA “Ice Warrior”

This is the 20th blog post in a series about ICEX 2011.  This post was written by the “Ice Warrior”, Petty Officer Manny Reynoso on March 24, 2011. I’ve been attached to Commander Submarine Squadron Eleven in San Diego since July 2010.  I work in the Supply Division, making purchases …

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What About Polar Bears? (An ICEX Update)

This is the 19th blog post in a series about ICEX 2011 by Jeff Gossett, Arctic Submarine Laboratory’s ICEX 2011 Exercise Director written on March 24, 2011. Every ice camp, I spend one postcard talking about polar bears.  This is the one for 2011. Polar bears eat seals.  In order …

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Thesis Research Being Conducted at ICEX

The following post was written on March 23, 2011 by LT George Suh and LT Brandon Schmidt, students at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA who have been at APLIS conducting their thesis research. They will be leaving tomorrow after completing nine days of field science. This is the 17th post in a series about ICEX 2011, an Arctic Submarine Laboratory exercise.

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An ICEX Update From The Royal Navy

The following update provided by the Royal Navy contingent at APLIS and is a part of the series of blog posts documenting ICEX 2011, an Arctic Submarine Lab exercise. Day 9 of the Ice Camp and we are in a relatively quiet period able to concentrate solely on the test …

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The Water Works Team at ICEX

This is the 14th blog post in a series about ICEX 2011 by Jeff Gossett, Arctic Submarine Laboratory’s ICEX 2011 Exercise Director written on March 21, 2011. In the last post, it mentioned that the ice camp sends teams to support the submarines’ surfacing.  What are these teams and why …

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Complex Operations at ICEX

This was a complex operation requiring our support teams travelling to both surfacing sites, getting our visitors to Marvin Gardens, transporting the reporters to Water Works to board the NEW HAMPSHIRE, then getting all of our people home along with 18 sailors from the boats who we hosted overnight to help make room on board.

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