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Archive: 2021

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). The RFI can be found here.The Coast Guard plans to use one or more independent contracts to develop and implement training support solutions for new cutters instead of including those requirements

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).A single-design cutter boat is needed to support the 30 new WCCs. The WCC fleet will consist of river buoy, inland construction and

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.

Sept. 20, 2021

Coast Guard Cutter Cypress completes major maintenance availability

Coast Guard Cutter Cypress departed Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland, Sept. 17, after completion of its major maintenance availability (MMA).

Sept. 15, 2021

MH-65 program delivers upgraded helicopters to Air Station Barbers Point

The Coast Guard short range recovery helicopter program delivered CGNR 6513 to Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, Sept. 12. With this delivery, 27 Dolphin helicopters have been converted to the ā€œEā€ configuration, and five facilities have transitioned to the upgraded aircraft.

Sept. 14, 2021

HC-144 Program awards contract for maintenance training unit in updated configuration

The Coast Guard awarded a contract for an HC-144B maintenance training unit (MTU) to Shen Te Enterprises of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Sept. 8.