VARD 9 206

Type:Polar Icebreaker
Design:VARD 9 206

The John G. Diefenbaker ‘Polar Icebreaker’ is the flagship vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard and will serve a multitude of missions in the Arctic. Some of those missions include maintaining sovereignty and presence; arctic science, weather and ice monitoring; economic and commercial development; national security; northern re-supply and logistics support; search and rescue, environmental and emergency response; fisheries conservation and protection.