Sept. 20, 2021
Coast Guard Cutter Cypress completes major maintenance availability
Coast Guard Cutter Cypress departed Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland, Sept. 17, after completion of its major maintenance availability (MMA).
Sept. 15, 2021
MH-65 program delivers upgraded helicopters to Air Station Barbers Point
The Coast Guard short range recovery helicopter program delivered CGNR 6513 to Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, Sept. 12. With this delivery, 27 Dolphin helicopters have been converted to the “E” configuration, and five facilities have transitioned to the upgraded aircraft.
Sept. 14, 2021
HC-144 Program awards contract for maintenance training unit in updated configuration
The Coast Guard awarded a contract for an HC-144B maintenance training unit (MTU) to Shen Te Enterprises of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sept. 8.
Aug. 23, 2021
Coast Guard launches electronic health records system in Pacific Area
The Coast Guard deployed the MHS GENESIS electronic health records (EHR) system to thirty-two Coast Guard Pacific Area medical facilities Aug. 21, kicking off the first major implementation of an EHR system for the service.
Aug. 20, 2021
MH-60T Sustainment Program adds one additional hull to IDIQ contract
The Coast Guard ordered one additional new MH-60T hull from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation of Stratford, Connecticut, Aug. 17 to support the service’s ongoing service life extension of its original fleet of 45 MH-60Ts.
Aug. 16, 2021
Eagle figurehead has landed at Coast Guard Yard
A new figurehead for Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrived at the Coast Guard Yard Aug. 9.
Aug. 12, 2021
Coast Guard will experience invoice processing pause during financial system transition
The Coast Guard is transitioning to the new DHS financial management and procurement system – called the DHS Financial Systems Modernization Solution – this fall.
Aug. 10, 2021
Seagoing buoy tender arrives at Coast Guard Yard for major maintenance
Coast Guard Cutter Alder arrived July 28 at Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland, where it will undergo major maintenance availability (MMA) work as part of the In-Service Vessel Sustainment Program.
Aug. 9, 2021
Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter in North Carolina
The Coast Guard commissioned the 44th fast response cutter (FRC), Glen Harris, Aug. 6, 2021, in Beaufort, North Carolina. Glen Harris is the third of six planned FRCs stationed in Manama, Bahrain.
Aug. 6, 2021
Coast Guard exercises contract option for FRCs 61-64
The Coast Guard exercised a contract option Aug. 4 for production of four more Sentinel-class fast response cutters (FRCs) and associated deliverables worth about $212.9 million with Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, Louisiana.