Main Day Conference One
Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
2:15 PM Industry Perspective: Supporting USCG Arctic Operations through Next-Generation Heavy Icebreaker Capabilities
At this session, you will have the opportunity to hear from VT Halter Marine, the recently awarded contract winner for the detail design and construction of the US Coast Guard’s lead Polar Security Cutter. Our speaker will be able to provide an overview of the important efforts and requirements towards building the nation’s full complement of polar icebreakers in order to meet the unique mission demands that have emerged from increased commerce and international activities in the Arctic and Antarctic.
• Desired capabilities for the Polar Security Program
• Supporting Service efforts in the Arctic and Polar regions