Coast Guard establishes electronic ATON in support of Hurricane Irma

Coast Guard establishes electronic ATON in support of Hurricane Irma
WASHINGTON – The United States Coast Guard established electronic Aids to Navigation (eATON) around critical U.S. waterways in Hurricane Irma’s forecasted track prior to the storm’s arrival. Prior to the storm making landfall, the Coast Guard set up more than 300 eATON in various waterways from Tampa, Florida to Key West, Florida, and up the eastern seaboard to Charleston, South Carolina. Working...

Coast Guard testing nation’s first “virtual” Aids to Navigation in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard testing nation’s first “virtual” Aids to Navigation in San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is now testing 25 electronic aids to navigation (eATON) to augment existing physical aids and mark unique and potentially hazardous navigation features in the San Francisco Bay Area. Commonly referred to as “virtual” buoys, the eATON are being transmitted through the Coast Guard’s Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS) for display on ships’ electronic...

Coast Guard testing nation’s first “virtual” aids to navigation in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard testing nation's first "virtual" aids to navigation in San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is now testing 25 electronic aids to navigation (eATON) to augment existing physical aids and mark unique and potentially hazardous navigation features in the San Francisco Bay Area. Commonly referred to as “virtual” buoys, the eATON are being transmitted through the Coast Guard’s Nationwide Automatic Identification System (NAIS) for display on ships’ electronic...

Northrop Grumman and Coast Guard Complete Critical Design Review of Nationwide AIS

RESTON, Va.- The U.S. Coast Guard and Northrop Grumman Corporation have successfully completed a Critical Design Review (CDR) of the core data exchange capability that will serve as the foundation for Nationwide Automatic Identification System (Nationwide AIS).

Northrop Grumman Receives Nationwide Automatic Identification System Contract From Coast Guard

RESTON, Va., – Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract potentially valued at $68 million to design, integrate, install and test the U.S. Coast Guard’s Nationwide Automatic Identification System (Nationwide AIS) core data exchange capability.

Coast Guard awards $12 million contract for data exchange capability

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard’s Acquisition Directorate announced Monday the award of a contract to Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp. to deliver the core Nationwide Automatic Identification System data exchange capability.