Skip Navigation

Security Levels

National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) check current status
Acquisition Directorate

News Highlights

C-130J Missionization Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Ninth C-130J Super Hercules pilot transition Sixth NSC launched at Ingall Shipbuilding in Pasagula, MI

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards Contract For C-130J Missionization

The Coast Guard awarded a firm fixed-price contract to incorporate the next-generation Minotaur Mission System Suite on two baseline configuration C-130J long range surveillance aircraft to L-3 Platform Integration Division in Waco, Texas, Sept. 21. Total value of the five-year contract, including all options, is approximately $93 million.

Acquisition Update: In-Service Vessel Sustainment Program Expands; Eagle Returns For Phase 2 Of Renovations

The Coast Guard began work to extend the service life of the 140-foot icebreaking tug Bristol Bay Sept. 1 and started phase 2 of the service life extension work for Coast Guard Cutter Eagle Sept. 2 at the Coast Guard Yard in Curtis Bay, Maryland. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Dottie Mitchell.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Continues C-27J Activation Process With Paint Contract

The Coast Guard reached an agreement with the U.S. Army Aug. 17 to use an existing contract to paint the first four of its C-27J medium range surveillance aircraft. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: C4ISR Program Upgrades Shipboard Internal Comms With ‘Leaky’ Cable

The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley installed leaky coax cable this summer to improve hand-held internal radio coverage through the ship. The upgrade includes headsets that give Coast Guard damage control teams hands-free communication during emergencies. U.S. Coast Guard photos.

Acquisition Update: Sixth National Security Cutter Launched

The sixth national security cutter, Munro, was launched at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Sept. 12. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Your Acquisition Dollars

Check out the delivery map to see locations of operational Coast Guard assets, new and upgraded.

Delivery Map

Photo Journal: RDC Arctic Technology Evaluation 2015

Artic Icebreaker (Photo courtesy of Coast Guard R&D Center)

The Coast Guard’s Research and Development Center is leading a team of 50 scientists and staff from 19 organizations on its annual Arctic Technology Evaluation July 3-26, 2015, aboard Coast Guard Cutter Healy. The 420-foot polar icebreaker passed through the Bering Strait July 9, and participants are conducting multiple activities daily. Here is a sampling of what the RDC and its partners are accomplishing.

Learn more...

Last Modified 9/22/2015