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Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Modernization: Background and Issues for Congress

Categories: Arctic/Antarctic,Defense/Military,Govt Finance

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RL34391.pdf

Describes the current state of the U.S. icebreakers, the budget prospects for improvements, and how polar icebreaking should be handled in the future.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists