A coast guardsman chips ice on board the Royal Norwegian Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel NoCGV Svalbard.
Royal Norwegian Navy
The Commanders Respond
This year, Proceedings asked the commanders of the world’s navies, “How has your nation’s maritime security environment changed in the past two or three years? How have those changes impacted the operations, budget, manning, and future plans of your Navy and/or Coast Guard?” The answers reflect the specific issues each nation’s navy is dealing with in a world where the maritime security environment is becoming more challenging.