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Two HC-130Js Wasp III Unmanned Surveillance System National Security Cutter First C-27J RDC to Embark on Arctic Technology Evaluation

Assembly of Coast Guard Super Hercules Aircraft Progressing

Two HC-130Js being built for the Coast Guard completed body mating the joining of the tail, wing and fuselage of the aircraft at Lockheed Martin's Marietta, Georgia, site in mid-July. Three HC-130Js are under construction at the facility, with two deliveries scheduled for early 2015. The aircraft will be equipped for Coast Guard missions in Greenville, South Carolina. Lockheed Martin photo.

Coast Guard Continues Evaluation of UAS Capabilities

Tim Ledbetter, with the Coast Guard Research and Development Center, launches a Wasp III Unmanned Surveillance System from Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge during a demonstration off the coast of Miami Aug. 5-15, 2014. This marks the first time UAS were used in conjunction with a Fast Response Cutter. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton.

Acquisition Update: National Security Cutter Program Continues Progress

Two Coast Guard National Security Cutters James and Hamilton are steadily advancing toward completion. Here the fifth NSC, James, is christened at Ingalls Shipyards in Pascagoula, Miss., Aug. 16, 2014. Huntington Ingalls photo by Lance Davis.

First Coast Guard C-27J Moved Out of Storage

The first C-27J to start the regeneration process moves out of deep storage at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Ariz., toward the wash rack. A small Coast Guard Regeneration Team will soon travel to Arizona to provide technical guidance to the AMARG regeneration team. Courtesy photo.

Acquisition Update: RDC to Embark on Arctic Technology Evaluation

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center will lead a team of scientists evaluating operational technologies in the Arctic aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy Aug. 8-30. Preparing for the mission are Dr. Richard Yeo from Cambridge University and Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin Lekich. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert.

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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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