S&T has partnered with USCG to augment the USCG's ability to protect infrastructure and improve maritime safety and navigation in the Arctic region. TITANIC -- a project that seizes on the advancement and cost-effectiveness of satellite technology, as well as the evolution of machine learning -- seeks to combine the versatility of commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imagery with the efficiency of computers. At the project's completion, TITANIC will enable the IIP to provide the maritime community and the general public with more reliable and timely maritime safety information on iceberg and sea ice conditions. TITANIC will also help reduce or eliminate the need for costly aerial ice surveillance missions, lowering monitoring costs, and freeing resources to be reallocated elsewhere.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addresses DHS' crucial missions and the President's Fiscal Year 2019 Budget request for the Department.
S&T’s Office of Standards understood the need to gather in-depth data to determine how to construct the next-generation icebreaker. To do that, they needed to see, first hand, how changes to the current construct reacted to ice.
The United States Coast Guard heavy polar icebreaking fleet includes two 399-foot heavy icebreakers.
Today, the National Research Council of Canada hosted dignitaries from the USCG), DHS S&T, and U.S. Navy to discuss and showcase progress made on the testing and evaluation of design models for the U.S. heavy polar icebreaker acquisition program.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Vice Commandant Admiral Charles Michel addresses Coast Guard’s expanding mission demands in the Arctic.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Vice Commandant Admiral Charles Michel addresses Coast Guard mission needs and resource allocation.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Commandant Admiral Paul Zukunft addresses the Coast Guard’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Director of Marine Transportation Systems Gary Rasicot and USCG Director of Incident Management and Preparedness Policy Mary Landry address the Coast Guard’s icebreaking needs, radio navigation plan, and oil spill response capabilities.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Vice Commandant Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger addresses Coast Guard operations in the Arctic Region, the Coast Guard’s Arctic Strategy, and how to ensure Maritime Safety, Security and Stewardship today–and into the future–in the Arctic Region.