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2017-18 News

May

May 17, 2018 - Coast Guard Delivers Latest HC-130J For Minotaur Retrofit

May 10, 2018 - RDC, CGA Cadets Redesign Modern Helicopter Rescue Basket

May 9, 2018 - New Radar Contract Announced For Coast Guard C-27Js

May 9, 2018 - Coast Guard Awards Contract For C-27J Aircraft Avionics Spare Parts

May 4, 2018 - Coast Guard Releases Request For Proposal For Long Range UAS Tech Demonstration

April

April 27, 2018 - Coast Guard Celebrates Completion Of Service Life Extension Work On Eagle

April 26, 2018 - Polar Icebreaker Program Schedules Meetings, Seeks Feedback On Environmental Impact

April 23, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard To Host May 2 Industry Day At TISCOM in Alexandria, Virginia

April 23, 2018 - Coast Guard Orders Long-Range Interceptor Boat

April 20, 2018 - Coast Guard Commissions 27th Fast Response Cutter

April 20, 2018 - RDC Inks Partnership With Air Force Research Laboratory

April 10, 2018 - Coast Guard Accepts Second HC-130J Outfitted With Minotaur From Baseline Configuration

April 6, 2018 - Industry Input Sought On UAS Technology Demonstration

March

March 29, 2018 - Coast Guard Awards Contract For Long Lead Time Materials To Construct 10th NSC

March 29, 2018 - Coast Guard Accepts 28th Fast Response Cutter

March 23, 2018 - Coast Guard Recognizes Outstanding Contracting, Procurement Enterprise Employees

March 22, 2018 - Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Undocks, Approaches Completion Of Renovations

March 20, 2018 - MH-60T Service Life Extension Program Approved To Proceed To Next Phase

March 14, 2018 - Coast Guard Holds Inaugural “Shark Tank”-Style Idea Frenzy

March 12, 2018 - Coast Guard Commissions 26th Fast Response Cutter

March 9, 2018 -  Coast Guard Awards Contract For C-27J Radar Spares

March 6, 2018 - Coast Guard Hosts Costa Rica Delegation To Celebrate Cutter Transfer Progress

March 5, 2018 - Coast Guard Delivers HC-130J For Minotaur Retrofit

March 5, 2018 - RFP Released For Coast Guard's Heavy Polar Icebreaker

February

Feb. 28, 2018 - Coast Guard Orders Six Over-The-Horizon Cutter Boats

Feb. 22, 2018 - Polar Icebreaker Acquisition Proceeds To Next Phase

Feb. 15, 2018 - Coast Guard Releases Request For Information For Inland Maritime Aids To Navigation Capability

Feb. 9, 2018 - Coast Guard Accepts 27th Fast Response Cutter

Feb. 8, 2018 - Coast Guard Releases Request For Proposal To Procure Small UAS For National Security Cutters

Feb. 7, 2018 - Coast Guard Accepts HC-130J Following Minotaur Retrofit

Feb. 2, 2018 - C4ISR Program Collects Baseline Data To Aid Icebreaker Acquisition, Sustainment

January

Jan. 30, 2018 - Fifth 225-Foot Seagoing Buoy Tender Arrives For Midlife Maintenance Availability

Jan. 29, 2018 - Small Unmanned Aircraft System Assists National Security Cutter Drug Interdictions

Jan. 24, 2018 - Coast Guard Releases Request For Proposal For New Cutter Boats

Jan. 18, 2018 - Coast Guard Orders 20 Response Boats

Jan. 12, 2018 - Coast Guard Exercises HC-130J Minotaur Installation Options

Jan. 10, 2018 - Coast Guard Moves Forward With Examination Of Long-Range And Ultra-Long Endurance UAS

December

Dec. 21, 2017 - Joint Maritime Test Facility Performs Crucial Research

Dec. 14, 2017 - Coast Guard Preparing To Launch Its First Satellites

Dec. 12, 2017 - Coast Guard Christens Eighth National Security Cutter

Dec. 11, 2017 - Industry Input Sought On 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat Service Life Extension Program

Dec. 8, 2017 - Coast Guard Commissions 25th Fast Response Cutter

November

Nov. 29, 2017 - Coast Guard Accepts 11th C-130J

Nov. 27, 2017 - Coast Guard Examines Options For Inland Aids To Navigation Capability Replacement 

Nov. 27, 2017 - Eighth National Security Cutter Launched

Nov. 20, 2017 - Renovations Complete On Fifth 140-Foot Icebreaking Tug

Nov. 16, 2017 - Seventh 140-Foot Icebreaking Tug Arrives For Renovation Work

Nov. 16, 2017 - RDC Working With Partners In Alaska To Make Arctic Navigation Safer

Nov. 9, 2017 - Coast Guard Accepts 26th Fast Response Cutter

Nov. 7, 2017 - Coast Guard Accepts First HC-130J Retrofitted With Minotaur Under Missionization Contract

Nov. 1, 2017 - Coast Guard Commissions 24th Fast Response Cutter

October            

Oct. 31, 2017 - Coast Guard Completes Rescue 21 System

Oct. 24, 2017 - Innovation Council Hosts Technology Demonstration

Oct. 23, 2017 - Small UAS For NSC Acquisition Proceeds To Next Phase

Oct. 20, 2017 - HC-27J Asset Project Office Receives Final C-27J Spartan

Oct. 19, 2017 - U.S. Navy Releases Draft Request For Proposal For Coast Guard Icebreaker Design, Construction

Oct. 17, 2017 - Coast Guard Delivers FEMA Food, Water To Arecibo Observatory

Oct. 16, 2017 - Coast Guard Transfers Two Former Cutters To Costa Rica

Oct. 16, 2017 - Coast Guard Delivers FEMA Food, Water To Jayuya, Puerto Rico

Oct 13, 2017 - Innovation Program Gathers Lessons Learned From Coast Guard Hurricane Responders

Oct 12, 2017 - Coast Guard Aircrew Delivers FEMA Aid To Aguada, Puerto Rico

Oct. 11, 2017 - HC-144 Minotaur Installation Begins At ALC

Oct. 10, 2017 - Coast Guard Responds To Hurricane Nate

Oct. 4, 2017 - Coast Guard Crews Escort, Provide Security For USNS Comfort In San Juan

Oct. 3, 2017 - Coast Guard Cutter Delivers Critical Prescription Medication To St. Croix Following Hurricane

Oct. 2, 2017 - Coast Guard, Partner Agencies Provide Aid To Utuado, Puerto Rico, Residents

September

Sept. 29, 2017 - Coast Guard Transfers First C-27J For Missionization Work

Sept. 29, 2017 - Coast Guard Cutter James Aids In Maria Response

Sept. 27, 2017 - Coast Guard Accepts First HC-130J Outfitted With Minotaur From Baseline Configuration

Sept. 27, 2017 - Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley Crew Delivers Supplies To Puerto Rico

Sept. 26, 2017 - Coast Guard Aircrews Load Supplies For Puerto Rico

Sept. 25, 2017 - First Fast Response Cutter Arrives In Honolulu

Sept. 25, 2017 - Cutter Boats Crucial To Rescues, Navigation In Debris-strewn Waters

Sept. 21, 2017 - HC-144s Provide Post-Hurricane Communications, Damage Assessment, Cargo Transport

Sept. 20, 2017 - Small Unmanned Aircraft System Assists Stratton Drug Interdictions

Sept. 20, 2017 - Minotaur Aircraft Provide Imagery, Transport Cargo And Personnel In Hurricanes’ Aftermath

Sept. 19, 2017 - Fast Response Cutters Aid Hurricane Irma Relief In Virgin Islands

Sept. 18, 2017 - C-27J Spartans Assist Hurricane Relief Efforts

Sept. 15, 2017 - National Security Cutter Capabilities Aid Hurricane Irma Relief 

Sept. 15, 2017 - Coast Guard Orders 14th C-130J Long Range Surveillance Aircraft

Sept. 14, 2017 - Mobile AIS Helps Port Aransas Rebound After Harvey

Sept. 14, 2017 - RDE Protective Helmet Standards Review Informs Requirements, Procurement

Sept. 13, 2017 - Innovation Program Seeks Feedback On Hurricane Relief Efforts

Sept. 12, 2017 - Structural Enhancement Work To Begin On Second NSC, Conclude On First

Sept. 11, 2017 - Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Arrives For Final Renovation Phase

Sept. 7, 2017 - Coast Guard Exercises Long Lead Time Materials Option For First Offshore Patrol Cutter

Sept. 5, 2017 - Coast Guard Accepts 25th Fast Response Cutter

Sept. 1, 2017 - Fourth 225-Foot Seagoing Buoy Tender Arrives For Midlife Maintenance Availability

August

Aug. 31, 2017 - Coast Guard Awards HC-144 Missionization Equipment Contract

Aug. 30, 2017 - Coast Guard Releases Request For Information For Long-range And Ultra-long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Aug. 14, 2017 - First Coast Guard Minotaur Aircraft Conducts Search And Rescue

Aug. 10, 2017 - Coast Guard Facilitates 2017 C-27J Spartan User Group Conference

Aug. 9, 2017 - Coast Guard Completes Western Rivers NAIS

Aug. 8, 2017 - Coast Guard Develops 3-D Printing Expertise

Aug. 7, 2017 - Renovation Completed On Second 225-Foot Seagoing Buoy Tender

Aug. 4, 2017 - Coast Guard Reveals Names Of OPCs 1-11

July

July 28, 2017 - HC-144 Minotaur Prototype Delivered To Fleet

July 28, 2017 - Arctic Technology Evaluation 2017 

July 27, 2017 - Coast Guard Participates In Icebreaker Model Testing Demonstration With DHS, National Research Council Of Canada (NRC)

July 14, 2017 - Coast Guard Exercises Structural Enhancement Option For Second NSC

July 13, 2017 - RDC Completes Project To Identify And Locate Hoax Calls

July 11, 2017 - Coast Guard Exercises Option For Fourth HC-130J Minotaur Retrofit

July 5, 2017 - Coast Guard Commissions 23rd Fast Response Cutter

June

June 30, 2017 - HC-27J Asset Project Office Receives 13th C-27J Spartan

June 29, 2017 -  New Sensors Procured For Coast Guard C-27Js

June 28, 2017 -  Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts 24th Fast Response Cutter

June 26, 2017 -  Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards C-27J Deicing, Auxiliary Power Unit Contracts

June 21, 2017 -  Acquisition Update: HC-130J Minotaur Prototype Delivered To Fleet

June 20, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Completes C-27J Deliveries To Air Station Sacramento

June 19, 2017 - RDC Studies Diesel Outboard Engines

June 16, 2017 -  Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Exercises Contract Option For FRCs 39-44

June 15, 2017 -  Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions 22nd Fast Response Cutter

June 8, 2017 -  Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Completes Western Rivers Rescue 21 System

June 7, 2017 -  Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards C-27J Spares Contract

June 5, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Orders 15 Response Boats

May

May 26, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Transfers Former High Endurance Cutter To Vietnam

May 26, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts Rescue 21 System In Upper Mississippi River

May 25, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Second HC-130J Enters Minotaur Production

May 16, 2017 - Acquisition Update: HC-144 Program Procures New Sensors

May 16, 2017 - Coast Guard Cutter Katmai Bay Arrives At Yard

May 3, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Establishes OPC Project Resident Office

May 3, 2017 - Coast Guard Awards C-27J Support Contract

April

April 28, 2017 - Acquisition Update: RDT&E Evaluates Potential Research Projects

April 28, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Completes Phase 3 Of Renovation

April 25, 2017 - Acquisition Update: HC-144 Program Reaches Ocean Sentry Refresh, Minotaur Mission System Milestones

April 20, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts 23rd Fast Response Cutter

April 19, 2017 - JMTF Tests Oil Burn Blanket

April 13, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions 21st Fast Response Cutter

April 10, 2017- Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards C-27J Spare Parts Contract

April 7, 2017 - Coast Guard Accepts 12th C-27J Spartan

April 6, 2017 - RDT&E Encourages Future STEM Professionals

April 4, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Releases Draft Polar Icebreaker Specifications

April 4, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Stratton Completes First Deployment With Small UAS

April 3, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions Sixth National Security Cutter

March

March 30, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards HC-130J Minotaur Mission System Suite Retrofit Option

March 29, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Invites Industry Feedback On Small UAS Draft Request For Proposal

March 28, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Counterdrug MH-65 Unit Marks 500th Drug Interdiction

March 24, 2017 - Acquisition Update: C-27J Missionization Contract Awarded

March 20, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions 20th Fast Response Cutter

March 17, 2017 - Coast Guard Procures Five HC-130J Engines

March 7, 2017 - Coast Guard Assigns Fifth C-27J To Air Station Sacramento

March 6, 2017 - Coast Guard Christens Seventh National Security Cutter

March 3, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts 10th C-130J

February

Feb. 23, 2017 - Renovation Begins On Third 225-Foot Seagoing Buoy Tender

Feb. 22, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards Multiple Contracts For Heavy Polar Icebreaker Industry Studies

Feb. 15, 2017 - Coast Guard Accepts 11th C-27J Spartan

Feb. 10, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Members Complete Small Unmanned Aircraft System Training

Feb. 9, 2017 - Acquisition Update: U.S., Canada Governments Partner On Model And Test Activities To Support Heavy Polar Icebreaker Acquisition Efforts

Feb. 8, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts 22nd Fast Response Cutter

Feb. 6, 2017 - Coast Guard Awards Automatic Flight Control System Component Contract

January

Jan. 30, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Keel Authenticated For Eighth National Security Cutter

Jan. 30, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Second MH-65E Transfers To Training Center For Curriculum Development

Jan. 17, 2017 - Coast Guard Headquarters To Hold 2017 Industry Day Feb. 6

Jan. 13, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Acquisition Directorate Looks To Continue Operational Successes With OPC C4ISR Design

Jan. 12, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Conducts Small Unmanned Aircraft System Testing On Cutter Stratton

Jan. 3, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Production Awarded For Ninth National Security Cutter