Coast Guard Accepts Seventh HC-130J Aircraft
The Coast Guard accepted into inventory its seventh HC-130J aircraft from Lockheed Martin Feb. 24, 2015. The aircraft next moves to Greenville, South Carolina, where it will be outfitted with specialized equipment for Coast Guard missions. Missionization is scheduled for completion in early 2016. Photo courtesy of Lockheed Martin.
Acquisition Update: Rescue 21 Western Rivers Lab Installed At C3CEN
The Coast Guard completed installation of a new Rescue 21 Western Rivers lab Nov. 6, 2014, at the Command, Control, and Communications Engineering Center in Portsmouth, Virginia, that will test the system before it is installed along the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers and support it throughout its service life. Coast Guard photos by Hon Leung.
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Acquisition Profile: Capt. Steven “Sid” Osgood (CG-9336)
As 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>>