Skip to comments.Trump Says He's Working To Get 10 More Icebreakers For The Coast Guard From "A Certain Place"
Posted on 07/13/2020 5:37:05 AM PDT by Lower Deck
President Donald Trump says his Administration is working to secure 10 icebreakers for the U.S. Coast Guard. He also claimed that these ships would be cheaper to acquire than that service's future Polar Security Cutters, a new class of heavy icebreakers, the first of which is now under construction. This comes just over a month after Trump ordered the Coast Guard to review its existing icebreaker plans and to look into the possibility of buying or leasing additional ice-capable ships, including nuclear-powered types.
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Yes; that’s great news.
That huge Navy ship that was on fire yesterday, I think it’s 20 years old? Something like that.
TUiB, I thought you might be interested in this.
Buying Russian surplus, I presume.
Eastern Ship Builders are neighbors to the east and west. They have the facilities and the technology, PLUS a conservative Congress critter in Neal Dunn FL 2nd district.
New builds. I don't know what "certain places" means since there aren't many places outside the U.S. with experience building them. A couple of Canadian yards, Finland, Russia, and that's about it.
It took me all of three minutes to determine that this guy Joseph "Joke" Trevithick is a Resistance POS...
But what about American jobs? What about companies outsourcing production being evil?
Still burning - likely a multi-billion dollar loss, a loss of 11% of assault ship capability. Navy pentagon brass hubris and stupidity at work.
Trump must lost his mind, why buy ice breakers when ACO and her minions has already told him the world is going to burn up in 12 years..../S
Not sure if these icebreakers have ever worked:
Are you a parking ticket? Because youve got FINE written all over you.
Hey, my name’s Microsft. Can I crash at your place tonight?
You must be tired because you’ve been running through my mind all night.
Yes, Tyler is very hostile toward DJT and any political input from the right - no matter if it is just historical facts - your comment is deleted, while wildly inaccurate and false leftist claims stand.
Just ignore the political stuff as there is not that much and is mostly from the commenters.
However, he is not the only writer, plus he is spot on in military matters, ie he is highly respected in the community for the depth and breadth of his coverage.
I think nuclear power is the way to go, and the US Coast Guard needs at least one advanced, extra-heavy icebreaker that can punch through more feet of ice than current ships. They should also have very durable, deployable rescue vehicles that can “travel the last mile” for rescue.
"Joke" Trevithick is an effing clownface.
Still burning? Doesn’t the Navy do damage control any more?
If you had read any of the in depth pieces about the fire you would know that is not the case here. Please do so before commenting
“Joke” Trevithick is an effing clownface.
you be-clown yourself, sir.
"Joke" took care of that for me.
I think ice breakers could be built in a Great Lakes ship yard...
Any "information" colored with a partisan lens is suspect to me.
After reading his Twitter feed, I clean my nose out in this guy's general direction.
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