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NSC: In the News

2021

July 26, 2021 - Coast Guard authenticates keel for 10th national security cutter

May 11, 2021 - Fabrication of the Coast Guard’s 11th national security cutter (NSC), Friedman, begins

April 16, 2021 - Coast Guard completes UAS installations on two national security cutters

April 7, 2021 - Coast Guard cutters depart on historic journey to new homeport

March 19, 2021 - Coast Guard commissions ninth national security cutter

2020

Nov. 9, 2020 - Coast Guard accepts ninth national security cutter

March 2, 2020 - Coast Guard christens ninth national security cutter

2019

Oct. 9, 2019 - Ninth national security cutter launched

Aug. 27, 2019 - Coast Guard commissions seventh, eighth national security cutters

Aug. 5, 2019 - NSC Midgett works with Navy destroyer to complete cocaine interdiction

July 25, 2019 - Coast Guard acquisition excellence on full display at DHS awards ceremony

June 11, 2019 - Eighth national security cutter departs for homeport

May 2, 2019 - Eighth national security cutter delivered to Coast Guard

Feb. 1, 2019 - Seventh national security cutter arrives in Honolulu homeport

2018

Dec. 21, 2018 - Coast Guard awards production for 10th and 11th national security cutters

Nov. 16, 2018 - NSC program continues progress, achieves acquisition milestones for seventh and eighth cutters

Sept. 28, 2018 - Coast Guard awards contract for long lead-time materials to construct 11th NSC

Sept. 20, 2018 - Seventh national security cutter delivered to Coast Guard

Sept. 17, 2018 - Keel authenticated for ninth national security cutter

Aug. 31, 2018 - Structural enhancement works concludes on NSC class

July 30, 2018 - New leaders take command at Legacy Sustainment Support Unit and Project Resident Office Gulf Coast

March 29, 2018 - Coast Guard awards contract for long-lead time materials to construct 10th NSC

2017

Dec. 12, 2017 - Coast Guard christens eighth national security cutter

Nov. 27, 2017 - Eighth national security cutter launched

Sept. 29, 2017 - Coast Guard Cutter James aids in Maria response

Sept. 15, 2017 - National security cutter capabilities aid Hurricane Irma relief

Sept. 12, 2017 - Structural enhancement work to begin on second NSC, conclude on first

July 14, 2017 - Coast Guard exercises structural enhancement option for second NSC

April 3, 2017 - Acquisition update: Coast Guard commissions sixth national security cutter

March 6, 2017 - Coast Guard christens seventh national security cutter

Jan. 30, 2017 - Acquisition update: Keel authenticated for eighth national security cutter

Jan. 3, 2017 - Acquisition update: Production awarded for ninth national security cutter

2016

Dec. 19, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Seventh National Security Cutter Launched

Dec. 16, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Sixth National Security Cutter Delivered To Coast Guard

Oct. 28, 2016 - National Security Cutter Helps Coast Guard Set Counterdrug Operations Record

Aug. 30, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards Contract For Long Lead Time Materials To Construct Ninth NSC

March 7, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Keel Authenticated For Seventh National Security Cutter

Feb. 18, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards National Security Cutter Structural Enhancement Contract

2015

Dec. 3, 2015 - National Security Cutter Delivers $748 Million Of Seized Drugs Into Custody

Nov. 16, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Christens Sixth National Security Cutter

Sept. 15, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Sixth National Security Cutter Launched

Aug. 13, 2015 - National Security Cutter Offloads $1 Billion In Seized Narcotics

Aug. 10, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions Fifth National Security Cutter

Aug. 4, 2015 - Newest National Security Cutter In Boston For Coast Guard’s 225th Anniversary

July 16, 2015 - Cutter James Departs Shipyard Bound For Boston Commissioning

June 5, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Fifth National Security Cutter Delivered To Coast Guard

April 1, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Production Awarded For Eighth National Security Cutter

Jan. 22, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Fabrication Starts For Coast Guard’s Seventh National Security Cutter

2014

Dec. 8, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions Fourth National Security Cutter Into Service

Nov. 18, 2014 - Newest Coast Guard Cutter Takes To Sea

Nov. 10, 2014 - Acquisition Update: National Security Cutter Hamilton Departs For Charleston Homeport

Sept. 15, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Fourth National Security Cutter Delivered To Coast Guard

Sept. 5, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards Contract To Upgrade Electronics Equipment on National Security Cutters

Aug. 19, 2014 - Acquisition Update: National Security Cutter Program Continues Progress

June 30, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Option Exercised for Long Lead Time Materials for Construction of Eighth National Security Cutter

May 7, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Fifth National Security Cutter Launched

March 31, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Production Contract Awarded for Seventh National Security Cutter

2013

Oct. 26, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Fourth National Security Cutter Christened

Oct. 7, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard begins fabrication of NSC 6

Aug. 13, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Fourth National Security Cutter Launched

May 17, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Keel Authenticated for the Fifth National Security Cutter

April 30, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Contract Awarded for Production of Sixth National Security Cutter

Feb. 2, 2013 - Adm. Papp discusses maritime strategic issues with Adm. Greenert and Gen. Amos