Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore arrived at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland, March 25, 2019, to begin its midlife maintenance availability as part of the In-Service Vessel Sustainment (ISVS) Program.
Coast Guard Cutter Thunder Bay departed from the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland, Dec. 11, 2018, following completion of its service life extension project (SLEP) as part of the In-Service Vessel Sustainment (ISVS) Program.
The Coast Guard released a request for proposal (RFP) Nov. 21, 2018, for the 47-foot motor lifeboat SLEP as part of the ISVS Program. The RFP is available here.
The In-Service Vessel Sustainment program is part of the Coast Guard’s long-term recapitalization and sustainment strategy for the in-service fleet of cutters.
The ISVS program consists of three kinds of projects:
Current ISVS projects: