The US Coast Guard and two US Senators have called for the construction of a new icebreaker ship to counter Russia in the Arctic.
Faced with a growing Russian military presence in the Arctic, U.S. leaders are calling for a new billion-dollar icebreaker ship.
Sens. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, and Angus King, a Maine independent, and Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft were among those calling for the advanced vessel at a recent event at the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies, CNN reports.
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Source: Politics: Arctic-Info