Coast Guard Accepts Delivery of Seventh HC-144A

The Coast Guard’s aviation recapitalization efforts show continued success as the seventh HC-144A “Ocean Sentry” Maritime Patrol Aircraft MPA, Tail Number CG 2307, was formally accepted at EADS construction facility in Seville, Spain, on March 16, 2009 recognized by the signing of the DD-250 document [with zero discrepancies] at Coast Guard Headquarters. The aircraft is scheduled to depart Spain...

Cummings Statement on Coast Guard Acquisition Improvements

Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, released a statement today following this morning’s Subcommittee hearing examining the Coast Guard’s Acquisition Process:

Coast Guard Exercises $13.25 Million Contract Option for HC-130J Mission System

ROSSLYN, VA, – Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Coast Guard exercised contract options valued at $13.25 million to install mission systems aboard two additional HC-130J aircraft. Once delivered, these aircraft will complete the Coast Guard’s planned inventory of six missionized HC-130J’s.