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Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS) Coast Guard HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft C3CEN To Host Industry Day FRC William Trump Commissioned RDC Completes Second Leg Of Cellular Trials At Sea

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Purchases Equipment To Complete NAIS Deployment

The Coast Guard began full deployment of its vessel tracking and safety equipment, the Nationwide Automatic Identification System, Dec. 19, 2014, and purchased $2.3 million in equipment to complete installation of NAIS by the end of 2015. U.S Coast Guard graphic.

Acquisition Update: Air Force Order Includes Two HC-130J Surveillance Aircraft for the Coast Guard

The U.S. Air Force placed an order for two HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft, increasing the Coast Guard’s fleet that includes six aircraft performing operations out of Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and three aircraft currently in production. Coast Guard photo.

C3CEN To Host Industry Day

The Coast Guard Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center will host an industry day Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Airport Doubletree Hilton in Norfolk, Virginia. Rear Adm. Marshall Lytle, Assistant Commandant for C4IT and Chief Information Officer, will provide information on C4IT opportunities with the Coast Guard. U.S. Coast Guard graphic.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions 11th Fast Response Cutter Into Service

The Coast Guard commissioned William Trump, the 11th fast response cutter and fifth to be based in Key West, Florida, Jan. 24, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios.

RDC Completes Second Leg Of Cellular Trials At Sea

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center capped off a collaboration with government and industry partners off Palm Beach, Florida, Jan. 13-14, 2015, testing how 911 voice, GPS and caller information from cellphones can be integrated into the Coast Guard’s Rescue 21 system for search and rescue response. Next Generation 911 trials conclude this summer. U.S. Coast Guard photos.

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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 1/30/2015