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Jan. 7, 2022

Coast Guard accepts 47th fast response cutter

The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 47th fast response cutter (FRC), Clarence Sutphin, Jan. 6 in Key West, Florida.

Dec. 30, 2021

Polar Security Cutter Integrated Program Office exercises option for second cutter

The Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, through the integrated program office, exercised a fixed price incentive option to its contract with Halter Marine Inc. (formerly VT Halter Marine) of Pascagoula, Mississippi, Dec. 29 for the second Coast Guard polar security cutter (PSC).

Dec. 21, 2021

Coast Guard transitions to DHS financial management and procurement system

The Coast Guard’s transition to the DHS Financial Systems Modernization Solution (FSMS) went live Dec. 17. Vendors should anticipate delays in payment receipt because of the volume of invoices in backlog.

Dec. 13, 2021

Coast Guard cutters Glen Harris and Emlen Tunnell transition to Patrol Forces Southwest Asia

Coast Guard cutters Glen Harris and Emlen Tunnell departed Sector Key West, Florida, for their new homeport in Manama, Bahrain, Nov. 18.

Dec. 8, 2021

Coast Guard will use Invoice Processing Platform for most new FY22 awards

The Coast Guard is transitioning to the new Department of Homeland Security financial management and procurement system, called the DHS Financial Systems Modernization Solution (FSMS).This notice does NOT apply to the following: Awards issued by the Aviation Logistics Center Utility awards Awards established before Oct. 1, 2021. Contractors of

Nov. 9, 2021

Coast Guard launches electronic health records system in Atlantic Area

The Coast Guard deployed the MHS GENESIS electronic health records (EHR) system to 26 clinics and 48 ashore sickbays within the Coast Guard Atlantic Area, completing the first segment of EHR system implementation for the service.

Oct. 29, 2021

Coast Guard accepts missionized HC-130J aircraft

The Coast Guard accepted its 14th mission-ready HC-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft Oct. 27 from L3Harris Technologies in Waco, Texas. The aircraft, CGNR 2014, will be stationed at Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii.

Oct. 26, 2021

Coast Guard celebrates completion of training as part of cutter transfer to Ukraine

The Coast Guard Office of International Acquisition recognized 16 members of the Ukrainian Navy in a ceremony Oct. 22, 2021, at Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. The Ukrainian crew just completed a rigorous six-week training program as part of the transfer of a 110-foot Island Class patrol boat to Ukraine.

Oct. 25, 2021

Coast Guard delivers 11th Minotaur-missionized HC-144 to fleet

The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its 11th HC-144B Ocean Sentry medium range surveillance aircraft outfitted with both the Ocean Sentry Refresh (OSR) modifications and the Minotaur mission system Oct. 12. Modifications to CGNR 2311 were completed at the Aviation Logistics Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The aircraft will be based at Air Station Miami.

Oct. 22, 2021

Coast Guard accepts 46th fast response cutter

The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 46th fast response cutter (FRC), John Scheuerman, Oct. 21 in Key West, Florida.