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Archive: 2017

Jan. 17, 2017

Coast Guard Headquarters To Hold 2017 Industry Day Feb. 6

The Coast Guard will hold an industry day at its headquarters in Washington, D.C., Feb. 6, 2017 to inform contractors of its procurement goals and notify them of potential opportunities.The event will support the following Coast Guard headquarters directorates and commands: Human Resources (CG-1), the Deputy Commandant for Operations (CG-DCO),

Jan. 13, 2017

Acquisition Update: Acquisition Directorate Looks To Continue Operational Successes With OPC C4ISR Design

The Coast Guard shattered its record for drug interdictions in fiscal year 2016 due in large part to the enhanced capabilities of the national security cutters and their advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. The Acquisition Directorate’s C4ISR Program is working to bring

Jan. 12, 2017

Acquisition update: Coast Guard conducts small unmanned aircraft system testing on Cutter Stratton

The Coast Guard completed system operational verification testing of a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) on Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, a national security cutter (NSC) based in Alameda, California, Jan. 2.

Jan. 3, 2017

Acquisition update: production awarded for ninth national security cutter

National security cutters (NSCs) – including Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, shown patrolling the ice edge in the Arctic Ocean in support of Operation Arctic Shield, Aug. 28, 2016 – provide the Coast Guard with enhanced operational capabilities in the offshore environment.