October 28 - 30, 2019
Washington, D.C.

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Arctic Patrol Summit Event Guide

Join IDGA’s Inaugural Arctic Patrol Summit, taking place October 28-30 in Washington, D.C., for the unique opportunity to collaborate and network with key leaders, international partners, solutions providers, and subject matter experts across the full range of US and Internat ...

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Essential Resources

U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Strategic Outlook

For over 150 years, Americans have counted on the U.S. Coast Guard to proudly uphold American sovereignty, provide national security, and promote economic prosperity in the Arctic. Our important work is even more relevant as the northern approach to North America gains geo-strategic prominence. Access to the Arctic's vast energy,...

U.S. Department of Defense Arctic Strategy

The 2019 DoD Arctic Strategy updates DoD’s strategic objectives for the Arctic region, in light of DoD’s renewed assessment of the evolving Arctic security environment and the release of the 2018 National Defense Strategy (NDS). Anchored in NDS goals and priorities, this updated Arctic strategy outlines DoD’s strategic approach for...

Identifying Potential Gaps in U.S. Coast Guard Arctic Capabilities

This Rand Corporation report, produced under contract with DHS, provides perspective on how to characterize potential gaps in order to develop clearer avenues ahead for mitigating them that cover a range of possible current and future USCG activities in the Arctic.

Closing the Arctic Capability Gap: U.S. Strategies and Funding Priorities for 2020

Increased accessibility and activity across the Arctic region is prompting the US and other nations to review and adjust their Arctic strategy, policy, research efforts and Military initiatives to maintain their own competitive advantage as it relates to leveraging the vast amount of resources and geographical advantages it holds. Download...

U.S. Navy and Arctic Planning

GAO reviewed the Navy’s June 2018 Arctic assessment and found that it aligns with Department of Defense (DOD) assessments that the Arctic is at low risk for conflict and that DOD has the capabilities to execute the 2016 DOD Arctic Strategy. The June 2018 report also aligns with assessments of...