Naval Ice Exercise 2016
Naval Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. Two Los Angeles-class submarines arrived at U.S. Navy Ice Camp Sargo, a temporary station on top of a floating ice sheet in the Arctic, March 14, as part of Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016.
USS Hartford (SSN 768) from Groton, Connecticut, and USS Hampton (SSN 767) from San Diego will conduct multiple arctic transits, a North Pole surfacing, scientific data collection and other training evolutions during their time in the region. An interdisciplinary team of faculty and students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) travel North into the Arctic Circle for the Navy’s large-scale exercise, ICEX 2016.