U.S. Navy conducts ICEX exercise in Arctic, reinforcing strategic importance of region


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Last weekend, several Members of Congress and defence officials observed the U.S. Navy conducting a training exercise in the Arctic, known as ICEX 2014. ICEX is a longstanding training exercise conducted by the Navy every three years with the mission of developing and honing submarine operational and warfighting capabilities within the challenging Arctic environment. During ICEX 2014, the Navy will assess submarine operational readiness; test combat, sonar, communications, and navigation...
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