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    Coast Guard Marks Production Milestones: NSC 4 Electronics
    Light-Off Achieved and NSC 6 Fabrication Begins

    October 7, 2013

    NCS Fabrication Begins
    Members of the Coast Guard’s Project Resident Office Gulf Coast and shipbuilders (observe the start of fabrication). Photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries.


    Members of the Coast Guard’s Project Resident Office Gulf Coast ald shipbuilders (powering up the electronic systems). Photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

    Members of the Coast Guard’s Project Resident Office Gulf Coast and shipbuilders from Ingalls Shipbuilding observe the start of fabrication of the sixth National Security Cutter, Munro, Oct. 7, 2013, at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss.  The start of fabrication marks the end od pre-fabrication activities, when steel plate and other materials are prepared for the construation phase of the cutter. 9 Photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

    Members of the Coast Guard’s Project Resident Office Gulf Coast and shipbuilders from Ingalls Shipbuilding power up the electronic systems inqtalled on the fourth NSC, Hamilton, for the first time Oct. 7, 2013, in Pascagoula, Miss. 9 Hamilton will be christened il Pascagoula Oct. 26 and will be delivered to the Coast Guard next year.  Photo courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

    For more information on the NSC acquisition project, visit: http://www.uscg.mil/acquisition/nsc

     

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