The US Coast Guard commissioned the seventh and eighth national security cutters (NSCs), Kimball and Midgett, at their Honolulu homeport Aug. 24. The unique joint commissioning ceremony marks the official start of NSC operations in Honolulu where the cutters will carry out activities to safeguard the nation’s maritime safety, security and economic interests.
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21 Aug 2019
Fincantieri Marinette Marine and Vigor (Team RB-M) announced the deliveries of two additional Response Boat-Mediums (RB-Ms) to the U.S. Coast Guard. These boats are part of an approved foreign military sale to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan through the Department of Homeland Security.
08 Jul 2019
The US Coast Guard (USCG) on June 25 accepted its 10th HC-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft outfitted with the Minotaur Mission System Suite. Integration was completed at L3 Technologies Inc. Integrated Systems Platform Integration Division in Waco, Texas.
08 May 2019
Following its recent success with the US Coast Guard, the France-based iXblue continues to promote its range of solutions on the US soil, backed by its two local factory plants in Providence (Rhode Island) and Denver (Colorado).
03 May 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division delivered the National Security Cutter (NSC) Midgett (WMSL 757) to the U.S. Coast Guard. Midgett is scheduled to sail away in June and will be commissioned later this year, the US shipyard announced on May 1st.
24 Apr 2019
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), a global technology, defence and engineering group today announced that the U.S. Department of the Navy has awarded VT Halter Marine, its shipbuilding business in Pascagoula, Mississippi, the Polar Security Cutter (formerly known as the Heavy Polar Ice Breaker) contract.
18 Mar 2019
The US Coast Guard transferred another upgraded HC-144B Ocean Sentry aircraft and its ninth HC-130J Super Hercules surveillance aircraft outfitted with the Minotaur Mission System into its fleet, the service said on March 13, 2019.