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Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Receives Final Response Boat-Medium

TThe Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 174th response boat-medium – the final RB-M produced – at Station St. Petersburg, Florida, Feb. 26, 2015. Since the Coast Guard received its first RB-M in 2008, the boats have been delivered to over 110 units across 30 states and territories. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Long-Range Interceptor Boat Delivered To Hamilton

The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its fourth long range interceptor-II – a cutter boat designed to extend the national security cutter’s interdiction and search and rescue range – to Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton in Charleston, South Carolina, Feb. 25, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Reveals Names of FRCs 26-35

The Coast Guard recently announced the names of the 26th through 35th Sentinel-class fast response cutters through a series of posts on its official blog, the Coast Guard Compass. FRCs are named after enlisted personnel who distinguished themselves in the line of duty. U.S. Coast Guard photos.

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.

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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