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What is ICEX?

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  1. ICEX is a training exercise for U.S. Navy submarines as well as a way to gather data on the Arctic environment. 00:14

  2. During ICEX, a camp is constructed atop a floating ice sheet to permit research. 01:05

  3. Operating underneath Arctic ice is challenging for submarines, in part because the ice changes the underwater acoustics. 01:29