Icelandic Coast Guard continues drive towards Arctic cooperation
As a member of the Arctic Council, the presence of the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) remains important to the wider security issues of the region. Here, the ICG plays a varied role , undertaking three main duties.
Firstly, it is involved in Search and Rescue missions within the nation’s area of responsibility (AOR), including the coordination of national and international SAR assets and authorities. Secondly, the ICG conducts monitoring of the country’s waters and responds to marin...
To continue reading this story get free access