The Coast Guard awarded a fixed-price incentive firm contract option valued at approximately $499.76 million to Huntington Ingalls Industries for the production of the eighth national security cutter March 31, 2015. This award puts the final NSC in the Coast Guard’s acquisition program of record on contract. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
The Coast Guard commissioned Isaac Mayo, the 12th fast response cutter and sixth to be based in Key West, Florida, March 28, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marilyn Fajardo.
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.
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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>>