“Note the crew members using a chainsaw to free the ship’s hull from the ice crust,” says reader.(Apparently not much global warming in the Arctic right now.)
The USS Toledo nuclear submarine surfaced, breaking ice, in the Arctic, a corresponding video was posted on the YouTube channel of the U.S. Navy .
USS Toledo Arrives at Ice Camp Seadragon – Ice Exercise (ICEX) – 7 Mar 2020
ICEX 2020 is a three-week biennial exercise that offers the Navy the opportunity to assess its operational readiness in the Arctic and train with other services, partner nations and Allies to increase experience in the region, and maintain regional stability while improving capabilities to operate in the Arctic environment.
Thanks to Alexey Parkhomenko for this video
“The submarine had trouble apparently because of rapid freezing – in the Arctic,” says Alexey.