Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts Eighth C-130J Aircraft
The Coast Guard accepted into inventory its eighth C-130J aircraft from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Georgia, March 19, 2015. Vice Adm. Peter Neffenger, Coast Guard vice commandant, and Claire Grady, deputy assistant commandant for acquisition, toured the Lockheed Martin facility where the C-130Js are assembled March 16. Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin.
The Coast Guard issued a request for proposal for the second phase of the Sentinel-class fast response cutter procurement contract Feb. 27, 2015. The contract will include options for the acquisition of up to 26 FRCs on a firm fixed price basis. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
The Coast Guard exercised a $79.21 million contract option with Bollinger Shipyards LLC of Lockport, Louisiana, for the procurement of two Sentinel-class fast response cutters Feb. 27, 2015. This completes phase I of the FRC acquisition strategy. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
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Acquisition Profile: Capt. Steven “Sid” Osgood (CG-9336)
As 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>>