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Acquisition Update: 11th Fast Response Cutter Delivered To Coast Guard

The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 11th Sentinel-class fast response cutter, William Trump, in Key West, Florida, Nov. 25. William Trump is the fifth of six FRCs to be based in Key West. Photo courtesy of Mike Hentz and the Key West Citizen.

Acquisition Update: Long-Range Interceptor Boat Delivered To Waesche

The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its third Long Range Interceptor-II, a cutter boat that extends a national security cutter’s capabilities to quickly respond to law enforcement and search and rescue cases, to Coast Guard Cutter Waesche in Alameda, California, Nov. 19. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Evaluates Public Safety Uses for Unmanned Aircraft

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center is assessing the potential use of small unmanned aircraft systems by the Coast Guard as well as other maritime first responders and DHS operational components. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards Exchange Polar Icebreaker Acquisition Knowledge

The U.S. Coast Guard hosted representatives from the Canadian Coast Guard Nov. 18-19 in Washington, D.C., to discuss design, technical requirements, and building and testing strategies for the two organizations’ polar icebreaker acquisition projects. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.

Newest Coast Guard Cutter Takes To Sea

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton steams in formation with Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans in the Florida Straits Nov. 10. Hamilton – the fourth national security cutter – will be commissioned Dec. 6, 2014, in Charleston, South Carolina. Raymond Evans, 10th fast response cutter, has operated out of Sector Key West, Florida, since being commissioned Sept. 6, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

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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>>


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