NUWC & USCG Evaluate Underwater Threat Detection

Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport’s Argus Expeditionary Maritime Defense System team recently partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center to evaluate capabilities that could aid the Coast Guard’s detection efforts, particularly with counter-unmanned undersea vehicle missions. As part of its comprehensive efforts to provide maritime security and protect critical infrastructure, the Coast Guard is looking…

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Belize & Mexico Lead Exercise TRADEWINDS 2022

The Secretariat of the Navy-Navy of Mexico, in coordination with the Government of the state of Quintana Roo, informs that from May 7 to 21 of this year, personnel and naval units will participate in the Exercise Multinational “TRADEWINDS 2022”, which will take place in the vicinity of the state of Quintana Roo. In conjunction with the Belize Defense Force,…

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Bollinger Submits Final Offer for USCG OPC Stage 2 Contract

Bollinger Shipyards, a privately-held and leading designer and builder of steel military and commercial vessels, today submitted its final proposal to the United States Coast Guard to build Stage 2 of the Heritage-class Offshore Patrol Cutter (“OPC”) program. If chosen, Bollinger would construct and deliver a total of 11 vessels to the U.S. Coast Guard over the next decade, helping…

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Coast Guard Repatriates 198 Illegal Immigrants to Haiti

Coast Guard Cutter Venturous’ repatriated 198 Haitian migrants to Haitian authorities March 10th. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders Sunday, at approximately 1 p.m., of a blue Haitian vessel grounded off Ocean Reef. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and partner agencies rescued 356 Haitians from the vessel approximately 200 yards off Ocean Reef in…

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Serco to Deliver US Navy Ship Modernization Services

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, engineering, and management services, announced today that the Company has been awarded a single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to continue to provide installation support for Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) on U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Coast Guard and Foreign Military Sales vessels. This contract, awarded by Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian…

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USCG Responds to Grounded Tug Bound for Andros Island

The Coast Guard, along with state and local partners, completed salvage efforts, at approximately 10 p.m., Saturday, for the grounded tugboat, Sea Eagle, and barge, after it ran aground off Hillsboro Beach. The tugboat and barge are at Port Everglades for inspection and repairs. The barge was refloated at 10:30 a.m., Saturday. Sector Miami’s Incident Management Division personnel worked with…

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