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July 28, 2017

HC-144 Minotaur prototype delivered to fleet

The Coast Guard transferred the HC-144 Ocean Sentry medium range surveillance aircraft that has served as a prototype for HC-144 Minotaur integration to Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama, today.

July 28, 2017

RDC Working With Partners In Alaska To Make Arctic Navigation Safer

Coast Guard Cutter Maple follows the Canadian coast guard icebreaker Terry Fox through the icy waters of Franklin Strait in Nunavut, Canada, Aug. 11, 2017. The Arctic presents unique challenges for navigation, including extreme conditions that make it difficult to deploy and maintain navigational aids. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd

July 28, 2017

RDC Working With Partners In Alaska To Make Arctic Navigation Safer

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) is partnering with the Marine Exchange of Alaska to establish a communications system that will make Arctic navigation safer and will help protect the environment in the region.

July 26, 2017

Coast Guard participates in icebreaker model testing demonstration with DHS, National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

The Coast Guard on July 26 participated in an icebreaker model testing demonstration at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

July 14, 2017

Coast Guard exercises structural enhancement option for second NSC

The Coast Guard exercised a contract option, worth $14 million, with Vigor Marine LLC for the structural enhancement drydock availability (SEDA) for the second national security cutter (NSC), Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, July 13.

July 13, 2017

RDC Completes Project To Identify And Locate Hoax Calls

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center completed its Search and Rescue Hoax Location Systems and Methods project this spring.

July 11, 2017

Coast Guard exercises option for fourth HC-130J Minotaur retrofit

The Coast Guard exercised a contract option June 30, worth approximately $3.3 million, with L3 Technologies Integrated Systems Platform Integration Division in Waco, Texas, for Minotaur missionization of one HC-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft.

July 5, 2017

Coast Guard commissions 23rd fast response cutter

The Coast Guard commissioned the 23rd fast response cutter (FRC), Benjamin Dailey, at its Pascagoula, Mississippi, homeport July 4.

June 30, 2017

HC-27J Asset Project Office receives 13th C-27J Spartan

The HC-27J Asset Project Office (APO) received the service’s 13th C-27J Spartan medium range surveillance aircraft June 22, 2017.

June 29, 2017

New sensors procured for Coast Guard C-27Js

As part of the Coast Guard’s efforts to equip the service’s C-27J Spartan medium range surveillance aircraft with components that further enhance mission capability, the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to FLIR Systems Inc. of Wilsonville, Oregon, June 19.