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OPC: In the News

2020

Aug. 3, 2020 - Coast Guard opens access to offshore patrol cutter technical library

May 4, 2020 - Keel authenticated for first offshore patrol cutter

April 30, 2020 - Fabrication begins on second offshore patrol cutter

April 2, 2020 - Coast Guard Modifies Contract to Construct Second Offshore Patrol Cutter, Acquire Long Lead-Time Material for Third Offshore Patrol Cutter

March 20, 2020 - Coast Guard Awards Eight Contracts for Offshore Patrol Cutter Industry Studies

Jan. 10, 2020 - Coast Guard releases final request for proposal for industry studies

2019

Dec. 4, 2019 - Coast Guard releases draft request for proposal for industry studies, announces Offshore Patrol Cutter Industry Day

Nov. 22, 2019 - Coast Guard releases draft statement of work for Offshore Patrol Cutter Program Industry Studies

Oct. 18, 2019 - Coast Guard releases request for information to inform OPC acquisition strategy

Oct. 11, 2019 - Department of Homeland Security Approves Limited Extraordinary Relief for Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract

Feb. 7, 2019 - Commencement of Steel Cutting For First Offshore Patrol Cutter

2018

Sept. 28, 2018 - Coast Guard Exercises Option to Construct First Offshore Patrol Cutter, Acquire Long Lead-Time Materials for Second Offshore Patrol Cutter

2017

Sept. 7, 2017 - Coast Guard Exercises Long Lead Time Materials Option For First Offshore Patrol Cutter

Aug. 4, 2017 - Coast Guard Reveals Names Of OPCs 1-11

May 3, 2017 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Establishes OPC Project Resident Office

2016

Oct. 5, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Moves Forward To Next Phase Of OPC Acquisition

Sept. 15, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Selects Offshore Patrol Cutter Design

2014

June 4, 2014 - Acquisition Update: GAO Affirms Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract Award

Feb. 11, 2014 - Acquisition Update: U.S. Coast Guard Awards Three Contracts for Offshore Patrol Cutter Preliminary and Contract Design

2013

Sept. 9, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard to Hold Discussions with Offerors on OPC Acquisition

Aug. 16, 2013 - Coast Guard Cutter Contract Includes Need for ISR Capability

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