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June 2019

June 21, 2019 – Coast Guard Research And Development Center Technical Director Retires  

June 20, 2019 – After 20 Years At Coast Guard Research And Development Center, Technical Director Hangs Up His Hat

June 19, 2019 – US Coast Guard Satellites Ceased Communicating Soon After Launch

June 11, 2019 – RDT&E Spotlight: Ready For Rescue Prize Competition

May 2019

May 14, 2019 – Coast Guard Recognizes Innovation With Annual Awards

May 5, 2019 – Army, Coast Guard Researchers Poised For Greater Collaboration

April 2019

April 10, 2019 – Memorandum Allows Collaboration Between U.S. Coast Guard And U.S. Army Resarch Labs

April 2, 2019 – Coast Guard, State Military Department Sign Agreement That Allows For Collaboration In Cyber, Arctic Ops  

March 2019

March 4, 2019 – Coast Guard Deploys Satellites To Aid Ships From Space

January 2019

January 30, 2019 – AFRL Teaming With Michigan Tech For Maritime Rescue Solutions

January 29, 2019 – USCG Enters Final Frontier

December 2018

Dec. 11, 2018 - Polar Scout Program Launches

Dec. 11, 2018 - Global Fishing Watch, USCG Team Up To Study Illegal Fishing

Dec. 11, 2018 - Global Fishing Watch, USCG Examine Illegal Fishing

Dec. 11, 2018 - Global Fishing Watch, USCG Examine Illegal Fishing

Dec. 10, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard Launches Its First Satellites, With An Eye On Arctic Security

Dec. 4, 2018 - More Tests For Arctic Oil-Spill-Mapping Robot

Dec. 4, 2018 - Coast Guard, DHS Launch Two Nanosatellites

Dec. 3, 2018 - Coast Guard Hitches Ride With Spaceflight, Launches Cube Satellites For Arctic Mission

Dec. 3, 2018 - Coast Guard, DHS S&T Venture Into Space with Polar Scout Launch

Dec. 3 - Coast Guard Deploys CubeSats For Arctic EPIRB Coverage

Dec. 3, 2018 - Coast Guard Cadets Will Get Closer To Space With Satellites

Dec. 3, 2018 - Coast Guard, DHS S&T Venture Into Space With Polar Scout Launch

November 2018

Nov. 15, 2018 - Mobile Apps And RFID Tags And ‘Detection Kites’: Phase One Of The Coast Guard Rescue Challenge Is Complete

Nov. 15, 2018 - RaftUp Chosen As Phase I Winner In Coast Guard Challenge

Nov. 13, 2018 - Symposium Investigates Energy And Maritime Risk

October 2018

Oct. 23, 2018 - Ohio National Guard, Coast Guard Sign Cyber Agreement

Oct. 11, 2018 - Project Evaluates Night Vision Devices For Specific Missions

Oct. 4, 2018 - USCG Conducts Successful Oil Spill Test Burn

September 2018

Sept. 24, 2018 - USCG Ready For Rescue Challenge

Sept. 18, 2018 - Submit Your solution In The U.S. Coast Guard Ready For Rescue Challenge

Sept. 11, 2018 - Arctic Technology Evaluation Focused On Unmanned Technologies

Sept. 10, 2018 - New Boater Safety Solutions Sought In U.S. Coast Guard Ready For Rescue Challenge

Sept. 8, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard Ready For Rescue Challenge Needs Inventors

Sept. 6, 2018 - DHS S&T, USCG Hold Contest For Boater Safety Applications 

Sept. 5, 2018 - Can You Help The Coast Guard Save Lives?

Sept. 5, 2018 - DHS U.S. Coast Guard Ready For Rescue Challenge

Sept. 5, 2018 - $255K Ready For Rescue Challenge To Develop New Boater Safety Solutions

Sept. 5, 2018 - Can Technology Help To Locate People Lost In Open Waters?

August 2018

Aug. 23, 2018 - Coast Guard Looks Into Sensors For Maritime Surveillance

Aug. 21, 2018 - Coast Guard RDT&E Program Celebrates 50 Years

Aug. 15, 2018 - R&D Special Report:  RDC Big Bet is Maritime Robotics

July 2018

July 12, 2018 - Vice Commandant Visits USCG Research Center

July 10, 2018 - RDT&E Researches Alternatives To Pyrotechnic Distress Signals

June 2018

June 12, 2018 - Captain Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Awards

June 8, 2018 - DHS S&T Evaluating Drones For Use By Federal Agencies

May 2018

May 29, 2018 - New Tech To Improve Comms, Remote Sensing In The Arctic

May 10, 2018 - Acquisitions Chief: Coast Guard R&D Keeping On Top Of Ever-Increasing Level Of Automation, AI

May 8, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard Is Putting Cubesats Over The Arctic

May 8, 2018 - Research, Development, Test And Evaluation Spotlight: Short-Range UAS For The Maritime Environment

May 1, 2018 - Coast Guard R&D Center

April 2018

April 30, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard Tests Environmentally Friendly Buoy Moorings

April 30, 2018 - Coast Guard Tests-Eco-Friendly Buoy Anchors

April 25, 2018 - USAF, USCG To Begin Research Collaboration

April 23, 2018 - Snapshot: Testing And Training With Drones

April 23, 2018 - AFRL, Coast Guard Sign MOU Focusing On Unmanned Systems, Modeling And Simulation

April 19, 2018 - Coast Guard To Receive Polar Satellites Under Responsive Space Initiative

April 10, 2018 - Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Laser Light Communication System CG-HALLTS

March 2018

March 27, 2018 - Coast Guard Testing Elastic Buoy Lines To Prevent Chains From Scouring Reefs

March 13, 2018 - Research, Development, Test and Evaluation Spotlight: Detection, Mitigation of Oil within the Water Column

March 9, 2018 - Coast Guard Seeks Nominations For Innovation Awards

February 2018

Feb. 13, 2018 - Research, Development, Test And Evaluation Spotlight: Cockpit Laser Strike Protection

January 2018

Jan. 9, 2018 - Coast Guard Proceeds With Examination Of Long-Range And Ultra-Long Endurance UAS

December 2017

Dec. 12, 2017 - Joint Maritime Test Facility Offers Unique Opportunities for Maritime Research

November 2017

Nov. 14, 2017 - Tiffin University Hosts Maritime Cyber Security Symposium

Nov. 14, 2017 - Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Spotlight: Arctic Navigational Safety Information System

October 2017

Oct. 14, 2017 - Can Tiny Satellites Help the Coast Guard Do Its Job?

Oct. 10, 2017 - Innovation Program Seeks Hurricane Lessons Learned from Coast Guard Responders

Oct. 1, 2017 - 2017 Arctic Research Explores the ‘Roomba’ Approach

Oct. 1, 2017 - Cyber Shoal Waters: Understanding and Meeting Emerging Cyber Threats to the Marine Transportation System

September 2017

Sept. 27, 2017 - Coast Guard Adapting Tools for Future Disasters

Sept. 13, 2017 - Mercedes-Benz, Coast Guard Turn to 3-D Printing for Parts

Sept. 12, 2017 - Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Spotlight: Boat Crew Helmets

Sept. 11, 2017 - U.S. Coast Guard Searches for Long-Range UAV

Sept. 8, 2017 - Armed with Science: Icebreaker Series (Episode 6, Part 3)

Sept. 6, 2017 - Engineering Student Explores Arctic Pack Ice on Coast Guard Cutter Healy

Sept. 4, 2017 - In a Changing Arctic, a Lone Coast Guard Icebreaker Maneuvers Through Ice and Geopolitics

Sept. 3, 2017 - Coast Guard Tests New Oil Spill Technology as Arctic Waters Open Up

August 2017

Aug. 31, 2017 - Coast Guard Releases RFI for Long Range, Ultra-long Endurance UAS

Aug. 30, 2017 - Looking at “Land Based, Long Range/Ultra-long Endurance UAS”

Aug. 29, 2017 - Coast Guard Warns of High Cost of Hoax Mayday Calls

Aug. 24, 2017 - Armed with Science: Episode 6 (Part 1) Icebreakers

Aug. 24, 2017 - Summer Expeditions Press Arctic Research

Aug. 24, 2017 - Five Things to Know about Marine Hoax Calls

Aug. 21, 2017 - Coast Guard Icebreaker Patrols the North Pole

Aug. 17, 2017 - Diving In: A New Chapter at the Top of the World

Aug. 14, 2017 - U.S. Coast Guard Looks to Drones to Expand its Reach

Aug. 10, 2017 - U.S. Coast Guard Researching Ways to Use 3-D Printing to Improve Mission Readiness

Aug. 10, 2017 - Battling Hoax Distress Calls

Aug. 9, 2017 - Skimming the Surface of Arctic Oil Recovery

Aug. 8, 2017 - Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Spotlight: 3-D Printing

Aug. 4, 2017 - Coast Guard Combatting Hoax Callers

Aug. 1, 2017 - Oil Spill Response: USCG Testing Evolves

July 2017

July 22, 2017 - Carnegie Mellon Researcher Helps Coast Guard with Hoax Calls

July 18, 2017 - The U.S. Coast Guard’s JMTF Evolves

July 15, 2017 - Coast Guard Works To Weed Out Hoax Distress Calls

July 11, 2017 - RDC Completes Project Focused on Identifying Probable Hoax Calls

July 10, 2017 - Change of Command at Coast Guard Research and Development Center

June 2017

June 28, 2017 - GRI Founding Director Meets with DHS/USCG-Sponsored College Interns

June 5, 2017 - Consumed By Fire: New Technology Undergoes Critical Real-World Test

May 2017

May 26, 2017 - USCG R&D Chief Macesker on Nanosats, Engines & Partnerships

May 8, 2017 - Coast Guard Using Voice Tech to Help Catch Hoax Caller

May 2, 2017 - Coast Guard Puts Tracking Technology to a Sink-or-Swim Test

March 2017

March 15, 2017 - WPI, BSEE and USCG Successfully Test a Novel Oil Spill Cleanup Technology

RDT&E: In the News

2019

April 25, 2019 - Coast Guard Recognizes Innovation With Annual Awards

April 12, 2019 – U.S. Coast Guard R&D And Connecticut Military Department Sign Cooperative Agreement

March 29, 2019 – Memorandum Allows Collaboration Between U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Army Research Labs

2018

Dec. 19, 2018 - U.S. Coast Guard Installs Ground Station at Academy for Polar Scout Project

Dec. 3, 2018 - Coast Guard, DHS S&T Venture into Space with Polar Scout Launch

Nov. 15, 2018 - Phase I Winners Announced in Coast Guard Challenge to Develop New Boater Safety Solutions

Oct. 5, 2018 - Deadline Near: Help Boaters Become Ready For Rescue

Sept. 7, 2018 - Coast Guard Seeks Information On Maritime Surveillance Sensors

Sept. 5, 2018 - DHS and Coast Guard Launch $255K Ready for Rescue Challenge to Develop New Boater Safety Solutions

July 25, 2018 - Coast Guard Kicks Off Arctic Technology Evaluation 2018

June 15, 2018 - RDC Tests Migrating Oil Barrier System In Lake Huron

June 8, 2018 - RDC Signs Memorandum Of Understanding With Naval Postgraduate School

May 23, 2018 - RDC Tests Underwater Oil Barrier System In The Kalamazoo River

May 10, 2018 - RDC, CGA Cadets Redesign Modern Helicopter Rescue Basket

May 4, 2018 - Coast Guard Releases Request For Proposal For Long Range UAS Tech Demonstration

April 20, 2018 - RDC Inks Partnership With Air Force Research Laboratory

April 6, 2018 - Industry Input Sought On UAS Technology Demonstration

March 14, 2018 - Coast Guard Holds Inaugural “Shark Tank”-Style Idea Frenzy

Jan. 10, 2018 - Coast Guard Moves Forward With Examination Of Long-Range And Ultra-Long Endurance UAS

2017

Dec. 22, 2017 - Get Yourself Into A 'Frenzy' Of Innovation

Dec. 21, 2017 - Joint Maritime Test Facility Performs Crucial Research

Dec. 14, 2017 - Coast Guard Preparing To Launch Its First Satellites

Nov. 16, 2017 - RDC Working With Partners In Alaska To Make Arctic Navigation Safer

Oct. 24, 2017 - Innovation Council Hosts Technology Demonstration

Oct. 13, 2017 - Innovation Program Gathers Lessons Learned From Coast Guard Hurricane Responders

Sept. 14, 2017 - Mobile AIS Helps Port Aransas Rebound After Harvey

Sept. 14, 2017 - RDE Protective Helmet Standards Review Informs Requirements, Procurement

Sept. 13, 2017 - Innovation Program Seeks Feedback On Hurricane Relief Efforts

Aug. 30, 2017 - Coast Guard Releases Request For Information For Long-range And Ultra-long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Aug. 8, 2017 - Coast Guard Develops 3-D Printing Expertise

July 28, 2017 - 2017 Arctic Technology Evaluation 2017

July 24, 2017 - 2017 Arctic Technology Evaluation Photo Journal

July 13, 2017 - RDC Completes Project To Identify And Locate Hoax Calls

June 19, 2017 - RDC Studies Diesel Outboard Engines

April 28, 2017 - Acquisition Update: RDT&E Evaluates Potential Research Projects

April 19, 2017 - JMTF Tests Oil Burn Blanket

April 6, 2017 - RDT&E Encourages Future STEM Professionals

2016

Oct. 14, 2016 - Acquisition Update: RDC Seeking STEM Interns For Summer 2017

Aug. 29, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Releases 2017 RDT&E Portfolio

Aug. 18, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard To Test Next Generation Incident Command System In Alaska

Aug. 17, 2016 - 2016 Arctic Technology Evaluation Photo Journal

May 11, 2016 - Acquisition Update: RDC Opens New Science And Technology Innovation Center With DHS

2015

Nov. 25, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Conducts Trials At Oil Burn Test Facility

July 13, 2015 - Acquisition Update: RDC Extends Arctic Technology Evaluation To SAR Needs

July 7, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard RDC Conducts RAMPS Demonstration

Jan. 22, 2015 - RDC Completes Second Leg Of Cellular Trials At Sea

2014

Dec. 19, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Crews Continue UAS Research With Joint Fire Scout Demonstration

Nov. 21, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Evaluates Public Safety Uses for Unmanned Aircraft

Oct. 15, 2014 - RDC Evaluates Unmanned Maritime Vehicle Recovery Tactics

Aug. 7, 2014 - Acquisition Update: RDC to Embark on Arctic Technology Evaluation

June 3, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Research and Development Center opens new Modeling and Simulation Center of Expertise

April 21, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Concludes Idea Submission Review Process to Guide Research and Development Planning

April 11, 2014 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Concludes Last Phase of Small Unmanned Aircraft System Demonstration

February 2014 - Submerged Oil Response

2013

Dec. 2013 - Arctic Operations Support 2013

Sept. 26, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Tests Oil Spill Technologies in Operation Arctic Shield

Aug. 21, 2013 - Coast Guard Plans Arctic Spill Test
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August 2013 - The U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center evaluates Arctic operational capabilities

Aug. 13, 2013 - Coast Guard to Test Oil Spill Technologies in Arctic

Aug. 9, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard to Test Oil Spill Technologies in Arctic

July 31, 2013 - Enterprise Project Management Solution (EPMS)

June 3, 2013 - Analysis of Solid-State Radars

May 10, 2013 - Improving the Effectiveness of Over-Ice Search Patterns

April 22, 2013 - U.S. Coast Guard accredits analytical system developed at Purdue

April 10, 2013 - Acquisition Update: U.S. Coast Guard Awarded the Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice

April 8, 2013 - Acquisition Update: St. Ignace Oil-in-Ice Demonstration

April 2013 - Domestic Icebreaking Simulation Model

March 28, 2013 - NSWC Carderock receives patent for propeller entanglement system

Feb. 28, 2013 - Coast Guard, EPA investigate potential for Asian carp to enter Great Lakes in barges

Feb. 19, 2013 - Oil-In-Ice Drill To Take Place In Straits Of Mackinac

February 2013 - Aids to Navigation Comparative Risk Model for Design Standard Changes

February 2013 - Mission Possible: Coast Guard works to save money by repurposing existing, emerging technologies for broader applications