Acquisition Update: Delivery Order Placed for Four Response Boats-Medium
The U.S. Coast Guard today placed a delivery order valued at approximately $9.4 million to Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) for the production of four Response Boats-Medium (RB-M). This delivery order brings the total number of RB-Ms under contract to 170 with deliveries scheduled to continue through 2015.
Deploying to a Coast Guard Station Near You: the Response Boat-Small II
The Coast Guard’s new Response Boat-Small (RB-S) II is loaded aboard an HC-130 Hercules transport at Air Station Clearwater, Fla. The RB-S II is one of the Coast Guard’s most versatile multi-mission boats and is used by the Service’s Deployable Operations Group. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Nicholas Schellman.
MEP Cutter Patrols with U.S. 5th Fleets
ARABIAN GULF —The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Adak (WPB 1333) displays the colors during a maritime security patrol with CTF 55 and the U.S. 5th Fleet, April 11, 2013. Adak is one of 17 Island-class patrol boats refurbished under the Acquisition Directorate’s Mission Effectiveness Project (MEP). U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Frank Iannazzo-Simmons.
Aviation and Surface Assets Cooperate in California Rescue
An MH-65D crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco, helped boat crews from Station Vallejo, Calif., rescue a family stranded on mud flats off northern California, March 23, 2013. The rescue involved cooperation among the upgraded helicopter, Response Boat-Small, and Response Boat-Medium: new assets delivered by the Acquisition Directorate. U.S. Coast Guard photo.
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Acquisition Profile: Ms. Claire M. Grady, Deputy Assistant Commandant for Acquisition
Ms. Claire M. Grady is the Deputy Assistant Commandant for Acquisition. She has more than 20 years’ experience in major systems acquisition and has been with the Coast Guard’s Acquisition Directorate since it stood up in July 2007. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Clayton. Learn more>>
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