Trump pledges to build Coast Guard icebreakers

another 'dangerous ’ promise. Let’s see if he can keep it.

It hurts me every time someone thinks the icebreakers can break through 21 feet of “rock-solid Arctic ice”.

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I am on record that I would much rather we build perhaps four new heavies as long as the LCS program gets the great flush and provided that these new breakers don’t look and perform like the HEALY

What’s wrong with the world’s fourth most powerful non-nuclear icebreaker that has been described as a “significantly overperforming vessel”?