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Second 140-foot Icebreaking Tug Starts Renovation Process HC-130H Hercules Aircraft Coast Guard Recognizes Efforts to Establish Cutter Transition Division Rescue 21 Rescue 21 Western Rivers lab

Acquisition Update: New Coast Guard Cybersecurity Initiative Strengthens C4ISR Program

The Coast Guard is implementing a new information assurance process that will strengthen cybersecurity for the command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment on the service’s newest cutters.

Coast Guard Accepts Seventh C-130J Aircraft

TThe Coast Guard took delivery of its seventh C-130J aircraft from Lockheed Martin Feb. 26, 2015, at Greenville, South Carolina, where it will be outfitted with specialized equipment for Coast Guard missions. Missionization should be complete in early 2016. Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Recognizes Efforts to Establish Cutter Transition Division

The Coast Guard recognized the team charged with standing up the Cutter Transition Division – a new Asset Project Office division that manages and streamlines decommissioning and disposition of the 110-foot patrol boats – at a ceremony in Baltimore Feb. 6, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Activates Final Rescue 21 Coastal Tower

The Coast Guard activated the final tower of the coastal phase of the Rescue 21 communications system Feb. 3, 2015, which will improve search and rescue capability near the Pamlico Sound in North Carolina. U.S. Coast Guard photos.

Acquisition Update: Rescue 21 Western Rivers Lab Installed At C3CEN

The Coast Guard completed installation of a new Rescue 21 Western Rivers lab Nov. 6, 2014, at the Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, that will test the system before it is installed along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and support it throughout its service life. Coast Guard photos by Hon Leung.

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Acquisition Profile: Capt. Steven “Sid” Osgood (CG-9336)

Cristen OehrigAs Capt. Steven “Sid” Osgood planned his career as a Coast Guard engineer, he never expected he would become responsible for delivering a new financial management service for the Coast Guard. Even so, the project manager for the Financial Management Service Improvement Initiative project is finding that the more than six years he spent working on engineering aspects of complex acquisition projects turned out to be solid preparation for his new position. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton. Learn more>>


Last Modified 2/27/2015