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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.

Oct. 20, 2021

DHS S&T funds San Jose startup to customize language translator for Coast Guard

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded myLanguage of San Jose, California, $199,592 in Phase 1 funding to adapt and customize its language translation platform to support the Coast Guard.

Oct. 18, 2021

Coast Guard commissions 45th fast response cutter in Pennsylvania

The Coast Guard commissioned the 45th fast response cutter (FRC), Emlen Tunnell, Oct 15, 2021, in Philadelphia.

Oct. 18, 2021

Coast Guard releases WCC training solution capabilities request for information

The Coast Guard released a request for information (RFI) on Oct. 8 to inform its training support solutions for the waterways commerce cutters (WCCs).

Oct. 5, 2021

Coast Guard releases request for information for boats to support waterways commerce cutters

The Coast Guard released a request for information (RFI) on Sept. 29 to gather information about state-of-the-market and current industrial capabilities to support cutter boats for the waterways commerce cutter (WCC).

Sept. 28, 2021

Steel cutting for third offshore patrol cutter begins

The Coast Guard and Eastern Shipbuilding Group commenced cutting steel for the third offshore patrol cutter (OPC) Sept. 27 in Panama City, Florida.

Sept. 24, 2021

Coast Guard inducts five motor lifeboats into Service Life Extension Program

The Coast Guard modified its order with Birdon America Inc. of Denver, Colorado, to induct five additional 47-foot motor lifeboats (MLBs) into a Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) under an existing indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, Sept. 17.