This report is in microfiche form. The strategic importance of the Arctic is increasing. Soviet capabilities, coupled with the extensive deployment of Soviet surface ships and submarines in the Arctic/Subarctic Oceans near Europe make the region an area of growing importance to both commercial and strategic defence interests. The objective of this Symposium was to gather representatives from the Government, academia, and industry to prepare for these types of operations. The following Papers, which are in microfiche form, were presented: Overview of the Cold Weather Program; Arctic Environment; Seaway Performance Improvement Program; Four Recent Encounters with Topside Icing; Operational Experience - SHAREM 55 and 62; High Latitude Operations ; A View from the Bridge; Preparation for Ship Helo Operations in the Polar/Sub-Polar Regions; Considerations for Propellers and Propulsion Plants Operating in Northern Latitudes; Status of Cold Weather Operations of Combat Systems; LAMPS Mk III Environmental Capabilities; Engineering Programs on Anti/De-Icing of the RAST Track Operations; Underway Replenishment in Cold Weather; Degradation of Surface Ship Operations in Arctic/Cold Weather Environments; Sea Ice Spray; Anti-Icing and De-Icing of Naval Surface Ships; Prevention and Retardation of Ice Formation at Sea; Arctic Ice Impact Assessment for Naval Surface Combatants; Cold Weather Clothing; Arctic Surface Warfare Hovercraft Program; Shipboard Icing Experiments; and Hull Stress Monitoring System for Arctic Ships.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of U.S. Navy Symposium on Arctic Cold Weather Operations of Surface Ships, held 3-4 Dec. 1985. Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Surface Warfare), Washington D.C. [ 497 pp., many illustrations]
  • Publication Date: 1985


  • English

Subject/Index Terms

  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00711049
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 14 1995 12:00AM