The national security cutters (NCS) are replacing the aging 378' high
endurance cutters. The first three NSCs, Bertolf, Waesche, and
Stratton, are homeported in Alameda, CA and the fourth NSC, the Hamilton, is
homeported in Charleston, SC. Hulls 5, 6, and 7 are
currently being built in Pascagoula, MS.
The Human Systems Integration team, specifically the system safety
domain, continue to support various analysis on the NSCs to include:
More information on NSCs can be found on the
Acquisition Directorate's (CG-9) website.