Skip to comments.Photos: U.S. Navy Submarines Surface in the Arctic Circle
Posted on 03/13/2018 5:54:18 PM PDT by artichokegrower
Two U.S. Navy fast attack submarines surfaced from below the in the Arctic Circle during a multi-national training exercise currently taking place north of Alaska.
The two submarines, the Los Angeles-class USS Hartford (SSN 768) and Seawolf-class USS Connecticut (SSN 22), both surfaced in the Beaufort Sea on March 10 as part of the ICEX 2018, a biennial exercise held in the Arctic and meant train submarine crews in extreme cold-weather conditions. This year, both fast-attack submarines as well the UK Royal Navy submarine HMS Trenchant (S91).
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A girl behind every tree!
The Ice looks very thin...
Damned Global Warming!
How is that even possible?
Algore said there wasn’t any ice left, right?
Trump sends another message...
Ice Station Zebra II
Should I be surprised that Los Angeles class warships are still in the fleet?
Seems like they’ve been around since the 1970s.
The Hartford and Connecticut. Coincidence?
My son is at Navy OCS right now and because he is NUPOC, he ecpects to be on a sub. He is hoping to get on a fast attack sub rather than a boomer. Do we have slow attack subs?
Ice Station Zebra
Wonder how many times this happened and was published during President Zero’s reign of terror?
And the Russian commander stops and looks at him...
People think the arctic seas ar just relatively flat ice..not true
They get enormous upshifts and crevasses and movements
I watched the documentary of reinhold messner attempting to cross the North Pole from Asia to Canada March 1995
It was his last Uber risk adventure and hes pretty much the Mcdaddy of mountaineering etc
They had to be rescued cut to the danger of huge slabs of ice just pushing up from everywhere like an instantaneous Terrain of Hoodoos out of the frozen ocean leaving them perched on ledges high up or stuck in a deep pool on top of the ice pack
At forty below
He said it was most challenging thing hes ever done....
I think a Russian did it recently
What a cool scene...
It is actually a moderately polar low ice winter which seems odd considering oursarliee part of winter winter
They call it the February thaw...which it was.....our February was warm
Speaking of ice and ships...
“The Terror” starts up on the 26th of this month.
Two ice-locked British ships, a lot of snow, and a hungry critter that just heard the dinner bell ringing....
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