Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Modernization: Background and Issues for Congress

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The Coast Guard's proposed FY2013 budget includes $8 million in acquisition funding to initiate survey and design activities for a new polar icebreaker. The Coast Guard's Five Year Capital Investment Plan includes an additional $852 million in FY2014-FY2017 for acquiring the ship. The Coast Guard anticipates awarding a construction contract for the ship "within the next five years" and taking delivery on the ship "within a decade." The project to design and build a polar icebreaker is a new acquisition project initiated in the FY2013 budget.

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O'Rourke, Ronald April 6, 2012.

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The Coast Guard's proposed FY2013 budget includes $8 million in acquisition funding to initiate
survey and design activities for a new polar icebreaker. The Coast Guard's Five Year Capital
Investment Plan includes an additional $852 million in FY2014-FY2017 for acquiring the ship.
The Coast Guard anticipates awarding a construction contract for the ship "within the next five
years" and taking delivery on the ship "within a decade." The project to design and build a polar
icebreaker is a new acquisition project initiated in the FY2013 budget.

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76 pages.

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O'Rourke, Ronald. Coast Guard Polar Icebreaker Modernization: Background and Issues for Congress, report, April 6, 2012; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85474/: accessed March 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.