Coast Guard discusses developing role in Arctic

Coast Guard discusses developing role in Arctic
U.S. Coast Guard Vice Adm. Linda Fagan delivers a keynote speech April 26, 2019, at the Arctic Encounter Symposium in Seattle. U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Senior Chief Petty Officer NyxoLyno Cangemi SEATTLE – The Pacific Area commander for the U.S. Coast Guard discussed the military branch’s new Arctic Strategic Outlook, Polar Security Cutters and innovation efforts to improve maritime domain...

Coast Guard awards contract for new Polar Security Cutter

Coast Guard awards contract for new Polar Security Cutter
WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy, through an Integrated Program Office (IPO), awarded VT Halter Marine Inc., of Pascagoula, Mississippi, a fixed price incentive (firm) contract for the Detail Design and Construction (DD&C) of the Coast Guard’s lead Polar Security Cutter (PSC). The initial award is valued at $745.9 million and supports non-recurring engineering and detail...

Commandant presents State of the Coast Guard address in San Pedro

Commandant presents State of the Coast Guard address in San Pedro
Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard commandant, delivers the 2019 State of the Coast Guard Address at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach in San Pedro, California, March 21, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Commandant of the United States Coast Guard delivered his first State of the Coast Guard address Thursday at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach...