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July 20, 2022

Coast Guard authenticates keel for third offshore patrol cutter

The Coast Guard and Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) authenticated the keel for the third offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Ingham, in Panama City, Florida, July 15.

July 12, 2022

Coast Guard recognized for acquisition excellence at annual DHS awards

Five individuals from the Coast Guard’s workforce received Fiscal Year 2021 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Honorary Acquisition Program Management Awards.

July 8, 2022

Coast Guard honors workforce innovation

The Coast Guard recognized trailblazers in its workforce with Capt. Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Awards June 2 during the Senior Leadership Conference held at Coast Guard Headquarters.

July 6, 2022

Coast Guard accepts new C-37B long range command and control aircraft

The Coast Guard took delivery of a new C-37B long range command and control aircraft (LRCCA) from Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation on June 29.

June 30, 2022

Coast Guard awards contract for Stage 2 of offshore patrol cutter acquisition

The Coast Guard awarded a fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract to Austal USA of Mobile, Ala. to produce up to 11 offshore patrol cutters (OPCs).

June 30, 2022

Coast Guard continues HVAC systems upgrades on 140-foot icebreaking tugs

The Coast Guard’s In-Service Vessel Sustainment (ISVS) Program has passed the halfway point in its effort to upgrade the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems on the service’s 140-foot bay-class icebreaking tugs.

June 29, 2022

Coast Guard accepts 15th missionized HC-130J into fleet

The Coast Guard accepted the delivery of its 15th HC-130J long range surveillance aircraft, CGNR 2015, June 23, following completion of Minotaur mission system integration and Block Upgrade 8.1 installation at L3Harris in Waco, Texas.

June 7, 2022

Coast Guard provides update on invoice processing under new financial system

The Coast Guard transitioned to a new financial management and procurement system in the first quarter of fiscal year 2022. Over the past several months, the Coast Guard has worked to improve business processes, enhance system functionality and reduce invoice backlogs. As a result, the Coast Guard is now paying more invoices than come in each week and has been able to reduce the invoice backlog from 27,500 to less than 10,000.

June 6, 2022

Coast Guard christens 10th national security cutter

The Coast Guard christened its 10th national security cutter (NSC), Calhoun, at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi, June 4.

May 27, 2022

Coast Guard delivers upgraded MH-65E helicopters to Sector Humboldt Bay

The Coast Guard H-65 Conversion and Sustainment Program delivered CGNR 6603 to Sector Humboldt Bay, California, May 19.