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Archive: 2016

Sept. 15, 2016

Acquisition update: Coast Guard selects offshore patrol cutter design

The Coast Guard today selected Eastern Shipbuilding Group Inc. of Panama City, Florida, to continue to the detail design and construction phase (Phase II) of the offshore patrol cutter acquisition program.

April 29, 2016

Bravo Zulu: 2015 Innovation Award Winners

Innovation is the cornerstone of any successful agency. The Coast Guard innovation program continues to encourage and solicit ideas from innovative members of our workforce to solve complex, everyday problems that we face in our mission execution.Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft recently presented deserving individuals the 2015 Capt. Niels

April 22, 2016

Coast Guard Orders C-130J Long Range Surveillance Aircraft

The Coast Guard's C-130Js are produced by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Georgia. Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.Using funds transferred from the Coast Guard, the Air Force awarded a $61.3 million contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. on April 18, 2016, for production of one C-130J long range surveillance aircraft, the 13th of

Jan. 8, 2016

Acquisition Update: Air Force Order Includes One C-130J Surveillance Aircraft For Coast Guard

The U.S. Air Force on Dec. 30, 2015, placed an order that included on C-130J Super Hercules aircraft for the Coast Guard. The service currently operates six of these aircraft out of Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, including CGNR 2009, which was delivered June 26, 2015. Three additional aircraft are currently undergoing missionization