China’s polar research vessel Xuelong 2 is the only vessel of its type that can break ice while going forwards or backwards. Photo: Xinhua

China breaks the Arctic ice with launch of new research vessel Snow Dragon II

Icebreaker could pave the way for nuclear powered super ship but for now it’s all about exploration and scientific surveys

Topic |   China military

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China’s polar research vessel Xuelong 2 is the only vessel of its type that can break ice while going forwards or backwards. Photo: Xinhua
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