30 Jul '18, 10pm

A new cold war: How the Army is preparing for a fight in the Arctic

A new cold war: How the Army is preparing for a fight in the Arctic

So far, that’s included building up to 40 heavy icebreaking ships, more than a dozen new airfields, 16 deep-water ports, a broad range of tactical airpower, dedicated training centers, and stationing of paratroopers, counterterrorism, electronic warfare and other forces in the region, said Maj. Gen. Laurie Hummel, adjutant general of the Alaska National Guard, at a June conference on Guard interests in the Arctic. The talk was put on by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2018/07/30/a-new...

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