Accession Number:

AD1146335

Title:

Coast Guard Polar Security Cutter (Polar Icebreaker) Program: Background and Issues for Congress

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Research Report]

Corporate Author:

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-12-23

Pagination or Media Count:

81

Abstract:

This report provides background information and issues for Congress on the Polar Security Cutter PSC program - the Coast Guards program for acquiring new PSCs i.e., heavy polar icebreakers. The PSC program has received a total of 1,169.6 million i.e., about 1.2 billion in procurement funding through FY2020, including 135 million in FY2020, which was 100 million more than the 35 million that the Coast Guard had requested for FY2020. With the funding it has received through FY2020, the first PSC is now fully funded and the second PSC has received initial funding.

Descriptors:

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]