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2014

March 31, 2014 - Production Contract Awarded for Seventh National Security Cutter

2013

Oct. 26, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Fourth National Security Cutter Christened

Oct. 7, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard begins fabrication of NSC 6

Aug. 13, 2013 - Fourth National Security Cutter Launched

June 14, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Option Awarded for Long Lead Time Materials for Construction of Seventh National Security Cutter

May 17, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Keel Authenticated for the Fifth National Security Cutter

Apr. 30, 2013 - Acquisition Update: Contract Awarded for Production of Sixth National Security Cutter

Feb. 2, 2013 - Adm. Papp discusses maritime strategic issues with Adm. Greenert and Gen. Amos

2012

Sept. 26, 2012 - Coast Guard Announces Final Acceptance of Stratton

Sept. 20, 2012 - Bertholf: Continuing a legacy of Coast Guard Arctic service

Sept. 10, 2012 - CGC Bertholf crosses Arctic Circle

Sept. 06, 2012 - U.S. Coast Guard, Huntington Ingalls Industry Lay Keel for 4th National Security Cutter

May 14, 2012 - Fabrication Starts for U.S. Coast Guard’s Fifth National Security Cutter

May 10, 2012 - On patrol with Waesche: Boardings & shark fins

April 23, 2012 - On Patrol with Waesche: Firepower

April 5, 2012 - April Fool’s Day is Full Speed Ahead Aboard Bertholf

March 31, 2012 - First Lady Welcomes Newest Cutter

March 30, 2012 - Contract Awarded for Long Lead Time Materials for Construction of Sixth National Security Cutter

March 30, 2012 - Stratton: 100 years of legacy

2011

Nov. 21, 2011 - The Coast Guard’s Newest National Security Cutter, the Stratton, Sails into Baltimore

Nov. 2, 2011 - Stratton is Latest in Line of Coast Guard Vessels to Protect and Secure

Nov. 1, 2011 - $25 Million Drug Seizure on Inaugural Deployment

Oct. 31, 2011 - A Halloween Homecoming for the Cutter Waesche

Oct. 19, 2011 - Machinery Control and Monitoring System Will Generate Cost Savings and Commonality

Oct. 13, 2011 - Stratton Sails Away

Sept. 2011 - Of SCIFs and Pallets

Sept. 9, 2011 - Contract Awarded for Production of Fifth National Security Cutter

Sept. 9, 2011 - Press Release: U.S. Coast Guard announces contract action for construction of 5th National Security Cutter

Sept. 6, 2011 - Coast Guard Holds “In-Commission Special” Ceremony for Third National Security Cutter, Stratton

Sept. 2, 2011 - Coast Guard Takes Possession of Stratton

Aug. 31, 2011 - Fabrication Begins on Fourth National Security Cutter

Aug. 30, 2011 - Building the National Security Cutter: 100 tons of steel

Aug. 18, 2011 - NSC Stratton Performs Exceptionally at Sea Trials

Aug. 12, 2011 - Third National Security Cutter, Stratton, Completes Acceptance Trials

July 01, 2011 - National Security Cutter #3, Stratton, Completes Builder’s Trials

June 29, 2011 - From the Bridge of the Bertholf: Northern Edge 2011

June 23, 2011 - NSWC Corona, Coast Guard Forge Partnership to Support Maritime Strategy

June 17, 2011 - Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Participates in Operation Northern Edge, Base Kodiak provides support

June 2011 - National Security Cutter Bertholf Completes First Alaska Patrol, Showcasing Its Capabilities

May 26, 2011 - From the bridge of the Bertholf: Eastern Pacific counter-drug arena

May 13, 2011 - From the Deck Plate of the Bertholf: Engineering

May 9, 2011 - From the Bridge of the Bertholf: A word from the commanding officer

April 29, 2011 - From the Deck Plate of the Bertholf: Alaska Patrol

April 25, 2011 - From the Bridge of the Bertholf: Alaska Patrol

Feb. 2011 - Coast Guard Awards Contracts for National Security Cutters 4 & 5

Feb. 22, 2011 - Recapitalizing and Building Capacity: The National Security Cutters

Jan. 19, 2011 - Contract Awarded for Long Lead Time Materials for Construction of Fifth National Security Cutter

2010

Nov. 30, 2010 - Contract Awarded for Production of Fourth NSC

Nov. 24, 2010 - Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Returns Home for the Holidays after 90-day Patrol

July 23, 2010 - Michelle Obama christens National Security Cutter Stratton

May 12, 2010 - Second National Security Cutter, Waesche, Commissioned

April 30, 2010 - New Capability: Authority to Operate for USCGC Bertholf’s SCIF

Feb. 26, 2010 - Coast Guard's Newest National Security Cutter to Arrive at Alameda, Calif.

Feb. 12, 2010 - National Security Cutter Waesche Achieves Authority to Operate C4ISR Systems

2009

Nov. 6, 2009 - Waesche Delivered to Coast Guard

Oct. 22, 2009 - INSURV Recommends Waesche Acceptance

Oct. 2, 2009 - Waesche Completes Acceptance Trials

Aug. 18, 2009 - Waesche Completes Builder’s Trials

July 20, 2009 - Keel Laid for Stratton, First Lady Sponsors Cutter

July 20, 2009 - National Security Cutter Demonstrates Value of Capabilities Brought by Coast Guard’s Most Advanced Ship

July 10, 2009 - Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Breaks Up Major Cocaine Smuggling Operation

June 16, 2009 - Coast Guard National Security Cutter Bertholf Conducts Anti-Ship Missile Defense Tests

May 29, 2009 - Bertholf Granted ATO for its C4ISR Systems

May 8, 2009 - Coast Guard Formally Accepts National Security Cutter Bertholf

March 4, 2009 - Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Returns Home

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Feb. 5, 2009 - TEMPEST Update for USCGC Bertholf

2008

Dec. 2008 - Third National Security Cutter Stratton Builds on Lessons Learned from NSC Construction and Testing

Nov. 17, 2008 - Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf Completes First Operational Patrol

Nov. 3, 2008 - Final Starred Trial Card for USCGC Bertholf Resolved

Oct. 15, 2008 - Significant Progress Made Towards TEMPEST Certification for
USCGC Bertholf

Aug. 2008 - Advanced Mission Capacity, Capability Highlight CGC Bertholf Commissioning

Aug. 4, 2008 - National Security Cutter Bertholf (WMSL 750) Commissioned

July 2008 - Crew, Visitors Give Bertholf Rave Reviews during Baltimore Port Visit

July 29, 2008 - National Security Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) Christened

July 26, 2008 - Second National Security Cutter Christened

July 21, 2008 - Coast Guard's Newest Cutter To Arrive Home

July 14, 2008 - National Security Cutter, Waesche (WMSL 751) Floats Off

May 29, 2008 - Update: Interim Certification Granted for Bertholf's Aviation Facility"

May 8, 2008 - First National Security Cutter Delivered to Coast Guard

May 2008 - Bertholf in Final Fitting-Out; Crew Focus on Training, Lessons Learned

Feb. 25, 2008 - Protecting National Security – High Priority For National Security Cutter

Feb. 12, 2008 - NSC 1 Builder Trials (Photos, video)

2007

Dec. 2007 - Coast Guard, Industry Conclude 'Extremely Productive' Sea Trial of National Security Cutter, Delivering the Goods

Sept. 25, 2007 - All Threats, All Hazards: the Cutter Bertholf readies for Sea Trials

Sept. 25, 2007 - Coast Guard, Industry Team Put Finishing Touches on Cutter Bertholf & Apply Lessons Learned to Sister Ship, Waesche

Sept. 25, 2007 - A Fair Deal: Under a New Contract, the Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter Project Moves Forward

Aug. 8, 2007 - Coast Guard Awards Contract for Third National Security Cutter

May 30, 2007 - Engineering for Human Performance a Key Element of Deepwater NSC Platform Design

May 30, 2007 - Government, Industry Communication Key to Strengthening Shipbuilding Programs

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