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U.S. COAST GUARD
SEAPOWER travels to the U.S. Coast Guard’s District 17 to spend
time with those whose mission is to “serve and safeguard the public,
protect the environment and its resources, and defend the nation’s
interests in the Alaskan maritime region.” Coverage will include Arctic
Shield planning and preparation; how the district partners with local,
state and tribal agencies, other services and international authorities
to assist with its mission; and the challenges of search and rescue,
and fisheries enforcement and maritime resources protection in such
a vast and remote area of operations.
The special report also will include:
n Resupply Mission: Recap of Polar Star work in Antarctica.
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
n INTERVIEW: Rear Adm. Peter Fanta, director of Surface Warfare.
n Panama Canal: Preparing ports for post-Panamax vessels.
n RIMPAC ’16: Marine Corps Warfighting Lab plans experiments, trials.
n Unmanned Systems: Progress report on the Large Diameter
Unmanned Underwater Vehicle.
n Commercial Fleet: The way forward for LNG vessels.
n HSC85: Helicopters supporting special warfare.
n VH92: Presidential helicopter program update.