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Feb. 15, 2023
Coast Guard partners with Space Force to strengthen presence in space domain
The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) and the U.S. Space Force (USSF) Science, Technology and Research Directorate solidified their commitment to collaborate and enhance space capabilities for the joint warfighter through a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed Jan. 19.
Jan. 31, 2023
Coast Guard and Navy commands formalize support for Research and Development Center autonomous vessels
The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with several U.S. Navy commands based in Southeastern Connecticut Jan. 18 to formalize support for experimental autonomous vessels operated by the RDC.
Electronic health records system implementation continues
Following the deployment success of Segment A, the Coast Guard is moving forward with Segment B and the deployment of centralized X-ray services interoperable with the MHS GENESIS electronic health records (EHR) system to ashore clinics and sickbays.
Jan. 25, 2023
Coast Guard delivers 14th Minotaur-missionized HC-144 to fleet
The Coast Guard completed work on its 14th HC-144B Ocean Sentry medium range surveillance aircraft outfitted with both the Ocean Sentry Refresh (OSR) modifications and the Minotaur mission system Jan. 17.
Coast Guard seeks information on UAS capabilities
The Coast Guard is conducting additional market research on Group 2 and Group 3 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) capabilities, sensors and payloads through a request for information (RFI) released Jan. 19.
Jan. 20, 2023
Coast Guard to collaborate with Connecticut National Guard
Major Gen. Francis Evon, adjutant general of the Connecticut National Guard, and Capt. Dan Keane, commander of the Coast Guard Research and Development Center, sign a joint memorandum of understanding.
Dec. 22, 2022
Coast Guard accepts 51st fast response cutter
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 51st fast response cutter (FRC), Warren Deyampert, Dec. 22 in Key West, Florida. Warren Deyampert will be the second FRC to be homeported in Boston.
Dec. 13, 2022
Coast Guard Research and Development Center kicks off 50th anniversary celebration
The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) in New London, Connecticut, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a multi-faceted community event.
Nov. 22, 2022
MH-65 upgrades were invaluable to mission success in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian
Hurricane Ian caused nearly 150 fatalities when it swept through Florida in late September 2022 and has been cited as the deadliest hurricane to hit Florida since 1935. In the search and rescue efforts that followed, Air Station Miami crewmembers played a pivotal role in rescuing both human and animal survivors.
Coast Guard continues HVAC work on 140-foot icebreaking tugs
Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay returned to service in Detroit in late October after completion of an HVAC system upgrade to increase heating and cooling capacities.