Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters
Cutter Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) was the first of the United States Coast Guard’s Fast Response Cutters. File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S....

Coast Guard to commission 1st Fast Response Cutter at Port of Miami

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is scheduled to commission its first Sentinel Class cutter during a traditional ceremony at the Port of Miami Saturday. The 154-foot Webber is a Fast Response Cutter and will be able to deploy independently to conduct missions such as ports, waterways, and coastal security, fishery patrols, drug and illegal migrant law enforcement, search and rescue, and national defense operations...

L-3 Communication Awarded C(4)ISR System Contract for Sentinel Class Cutters

NEW YORK – L-3 Communications announced today that its Communication Systems-East (CS-East) division has been awarded a contract by Bollinger Shipyards to provide the C(4)ISR system for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Fast Response Cutter (FRC) program.

Marinette Marine Corporation to File Post-Award Protest of Sentinel Contract

Washington – On February 9, 2009, Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) gave notice to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) of its intent to file a post-award protest in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Video: Coast Guard Announces New Patrol Boat, Commandant Meets with Media

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Thad W. Allen, RADM Blore (Acquisitions), RADM Justice (Requirements) and RDML Ostebo (Engineering/Logistics) hosted a media round table on Monday to announce the award for the design and construction of the Fast Response Cutter (FRC)/Sentinel Class patrol boat to Bollinger Shipyards, inc., an $88 million contract. The 153-foot cutter, which will...

Coast Guard announces award of contract for Fast Response Cutter

WASHINGTON — Coast Guard Commandant, Adm. Thad W. Allen, and other Coast Guard senior leaders will announce the award of an $88 million contract to Bollinger Shipyards, Inc., for the design and construction of the Fast Response Cutter, Sentinel-Class patrol boat at 11 a.m., Monday at Coast Guard Headquarters. The 153-foot cutter, which will be capable of speeds of more than 28 knots, will be built...