Video: USS Hartford (SSN 768) surfaces at the Arctic circle for ICEX 2016Posted: March 20, 2016
USS Skate surfaced at the North Pole in 1959 and numerous other locations during Arctic cruises in 1958 and 1959 http://wp.me/p7y4l-1UQ
Ice at the North Pole in 1958 and 1959 was not so thick. I blame capitalism and CO2.
New video of submarine surfacing through ice.
By Mike Goad
ARCTIC CIRCLE (March 10, 2016) USS Hartford (SSN 768) surfaces in the Arctic Circle near Ice Camp Sargo during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. Servicemembers and civilians assigned to Arctic Submarine Lab clear ice from the hatches to allow for surface access.
ICEX is a five-week exercise designed to research, test, and evaluate operational capabilities in the region. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler Thompson and Staff Sgt. Edward Eagerton/Released