Saab Receives Order from the U.S. for Sea Giraffe MMR

June 11, 2019 – Saab has received an additional order from the U.S. Navy for the Sea Giraffe Multi Mode Radar (MMR) for the Coast Guard’s offshore patrol cutter. This additional order exercises an option on an existing contract which was initially awarded in 2017 and includes multiple line item options for additional Sea Giraffe MMR systems. The initial contract covers manufacturing, inspection, testing and delivery of the radars, which will be deployed on the Coast Guard’s Heritage class offshore patrol cutter. Deliveries will take place between 2020 and 2021.…

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DRS Hybrid Electric Drive Provided to US Coast Guard Cutter

January 15, 2019 ̶ Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it will provide a second hybrid electric drive system for the U.S. Coast Guard’s next Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), USCGC Chase WMSM 916, under a contract from Eastern Shipbuilding. Eastern Shipbuilding is the prime contractor and builder of these next-generation OPCs. Under the contract, originally announced in 2017, Leonardo DRS would provide the HED systems for the first nine ships of the OPC program with a contract value totaling $10.7 million. The first HED system is set to be delivered…

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Fairbanks Morse Delivers Engines for Future USCGC Chase

December 12, 2018 – Fairbanks Morse, an EnPro Industries company and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward – has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the U.S. Coast Guard’s offshore patrol cutter (OPC) #2. The USCGC CHASE (WMSM-916) will be constructed by Eastern Shipbuilding Group in Panama City, Florida, and the MPDE will be built by Fairbanks Morse at its Beloit, Wisconsin, manufacturing facility. @FairbanksMorse to build and deliver main propulsion diesel engines for @USCG OPC #2, USCGC CHASE. #poweringtheworldforward “Fairbanks…

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Gastops to Provide U.S. Coast Guard with Dynamic Response Analysis

February 16, 2017 – Gastops is pleased to announce that it has been selected by Eastern Shipbuilding Group to provide the Dynamic Response Analysis (DRA) for the U.S. Coast Guard’s new Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC). As part of Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s team, Gastops will use computer modelling to simulate the ship’s propulsion system integration to predict and analyze ship performance and optimize control strategies during the program’s detailed design phase. The DRA will be used to conduct comprehensive tests that exercise system performance in real world scenarios, thereby identifying issues…

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