Accession Number : ADA549221


Title :   Report to Congress on Arctic Operations and the Northwest Passage


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE UNDER SECRETARY OF DEFENSE (POLICY) WASHINGTON DC


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a549221.pdf


Report Date : 19 May 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 33


Abstract : This report responds to House Report 111-491, page 337, to accompany H.R. 5136, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011, which requested the Department of Defense (DoD) provide a report on Arctic operations addressing strategic national security objectives, needed mission capabilities, an assessment of changing the Unified Command Plan (UCP), needed basing infrastructure, and the status of and need for icebreakers.


Descriptors :   *ARCTIC REGIONS , *MILITARY OPERATIONS , ARCTIC OCEAN , CLIMATE CHANGE , ICEBREAKERS , INFRASTRUCTURE , MILITARY CAPABILITIES , MILITARY FACILITIES , MILITARY REQUIREMENTS , MISSIONS , NATIONAL SECURITY , NAVAL VESSELS


Subject Categories : Civil Defense
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE