According to a memo published by the White House and signed by President Trump, new nuclear-powered ice-breakers could be procured for the United States Coast Guard (USCG) to replace those currently in service and to keep an active presence in Arctic and Antarctic regions.
Tag Archives : USCG
04 May 2020
The U.S. Coast Guard and Eastern Shipbuilding Group commenced cutting steel for the second offshore patrol cutter (OPC), Chase, in Panama City, Florida, April 27.
06 Apr 2020
Bollinger Shipyards LLC (“Bollinger”) on April 2 delivered the USCGC HAROLD MILLER to the U.S. Coast Guard in Key West, Florida. This is the 161st vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35 year period and the 38th Fast Response Cutter delivered on the current program. The USCGC HAROLD MILLER is the third of three FRCs to be home-ported in Galveston, Texas.
02 Mar 2020
The US Coast Guard (USCG) Research and Development Center (RDC) is moving forward with plans to assess low-cost, commercially available autonomous solutions to improve maritime domain awareness in remote regions of the Pacific Ocean.
15 Jan 2020
The US Coast Guard released a final request for proposal (RFP) Jan. 10, 2020, for industry studies to support offshore patrol cutter (OPC) follow-on production.
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 Aug 2019
The United States Coast Guard exercised a contract option for production of six more Sentinel-class FRCs and associated deliverables worth just over $297.4 million with Bollinger Shipyards of Lockport, Louisiana, July 31.
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.