U.S. Coast Guard Seeks To Buy Sixth Cutter, Start New Icebreaker Program

The U.S. Coast Guard’s fiscal 2013 budget request of about $10 billion — roughly $344.4 million less than the fiscal 2012 plan — looks to fully fund a sixth National Security Cutter (NSC) and start efforts to buy a new polar icebreaker. Shipbuilding analysts have come to herald the NSCs as a major...

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