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Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Orders 44 Additional Response Boats

The Coast Guard ordered 44 Response Boat-Small IIs from Metal Shark Aluminum Boats of Jeanerette, Louisiana, Sept. 19, 2014. The order, which has a total value of $15.2 million, brings the lumber of RB-S IIs under contract to 159. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.

Acquisition Update: Fourth National Security Cutter Delivered To Coast Guard

The Coast Guard accepted delivery od the fourth National Security Cutter, Hamilton, in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Sept. 15, 2014. Following a series of post-delivery exercises and crew training, the cutter will be commissioned later this year. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega.

Coast Guard Gets Early Look At New Weather Radar For Helicopters

IOWA CITY, Iowa – An RTA-4114 multiscan weather radar is examined by Coast Guard logistician Johl Helwig. The Rockwell Collins radar has enhanced ground and shoreline mapping and a maritime surface search mode and will be installed on the Coast Guard’s Dolphin helicopters, starting in 2017, as part of the MH-65E conversion. Coast Guard photo.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Commissions 10th Fast Response Cutter Into Service

The Coast Guard commissioned Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans, the 10th Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter and the fourth of six FRCs to be homeported in Key West, Florida, Sept. 6, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney.

Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards Contract To Upgrade Electronics Equipment on National Security Cutters

The Coast Guard awarded a $31 million contract to Lockheed Martin Aug. 21, 2014, to purchase equipment to upgrade the C4ISR electronics systems on three Natimnal Security Cutters and at the NSC C4ISR training facility. U.Q. Coast Guard photo.

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Acquisition Profile: Cristen Oehrig (CG-9323)


Cristen OehrigCristen Oehrig recently was named an assistant project manager for the In-Service Vessel Sustainment project (ISVS), four years after joining the Coast Guard’s acquisition workforce through an internship program for recent college graduates. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton. Learn more>>

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