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  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a USD 94 million fixed-price contract from the US Coast Guard (USCG) to purchase long-lead materials for a 10th National Security Cutter (NSC). The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components for NSC 10, such as steel, the main propulsion systems, generators, electrical switchboards […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started fabrication on the U.S. Coast Guard’s sixth National Security Cutter (NSC), Munro (WMSL 755).  “Our shipbuilders have a great jump start on the construction of this ship as we have already cut and processed more than 400 tons of steel for NSC 6,” said Jim French, […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Authorities

      The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Corona entered into a partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard, June 21, to provide performance assessment capability to the Coast Guard’s advanced National Security Cutter (NSC)class through combat systems ship qualification trials (CSSQT). “This agreement establishes Corona and C4ISR Moorestown as the Coast Guard command and control performance […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    The US Coast Guard’s second national security cutter (NSC), USCGC Waesche, arrived at Vigor Marine LLC’s Seattle shipyard on September 12 to begin structural enhancement work. The first NSC, USCGC Bertholf, also underwent structural enhancement work and is planned to depart the shipyard later this month. The enhancements take approximately a year to complete and […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has started fabrication of the US Coast Guard’s tenth Legend-class national security cutter (NSC) Calhoun (WMSL 759). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “Each new ship in this class has been an exciting opportunity to build on our legacy,” said […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Coast Guard on February 7 released a request for proposal for the procurement of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for its national security cutters (NSCs). The US Coast Guard is looking to buy commercially available intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems for the NSC fleet that can remain airborne for about 12 continuous hours per […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    NSC Kimball, the U.S. Coast Guard’s seventh national security cutter, was launched at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on December 17. The launching ceremony took place just days after the service received the sixth cutter USCGC Munro ahead of its commissioning in Seattle on April 1, 2017. The seventh NSC’s christening will take place in March […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) has announced that Charleston, South Carolina will be the home of its newest national security cutter (NSC). “I am pleased to announce that Charleston, South Carolina will be the home of the Coast Guard’s 11th National Security Cutter,” Admiral Karl L. Schultz, Commandant of the Coast Guard, said. The cutter […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, Munro (WMSL 755), on Saturday. Munro is the company’s sixth NSC and is expected to deliver by the end of next year. Derek Murphy, Ingalls’ NSC program manager, said: NSC 6 is the most complete ship at launch, and we […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard received future USCGC Kimball, its seventh national security cutter (NSC), in Pascagoula, Mississippi, September 19. Kimball is scheduled for commissioning at its Honolulu homeport in January 2019; it will be the first NSC stationed there. The cutter’s namesake, Sumner Kimball, served as superintendent of the Revenue Marine, establishing a training school […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    US Coast Guard’s program to equip its National Security Cutters (NSC) with small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) has received approval to start acquisition and initial operational testing on board an NSC. The service’s approval allows the program to proceed with its planned release of a request for proposal (RFP) and contract award for sUAS for […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division launched the company’s fourth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter (NSC), Hamilton (WMSL 753), on Saturday. “Launching a ship involves quite a bit of logistics, and our team pulled this off in a very safe and efficient manner,” said Ingalls’ NSC Program Manager Jim French. “It’s a weeklong process […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard released a draft request for proposal (RFP) for procurement of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) for the national security cutters (NSCs). Issued on March 28, the draft invites industry sources to comment, ask questions and provide feedback by May 15, 2017. The Coast Guard is pursuing sUAS to deliver an effective, low-cost solution […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities

    In the last week there have been no significant events, as a result the NATO Shipping Centre (NSC)  has removed all Areas of Concern which were published last week (01-07 Aug 2013), NSC said in a weekly update. Nevertheless, the threat of piracy remains and vigilance is required when transiting though the High Risk Area is […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) recently announced the successful completion of builder’s sea trials for the company’s fourth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Hamilton (WMSL 753).   The ship, built by HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, spent three full days at sea testing all of the ship’s systems. “It’s a team effort to bring one of […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has officially started fabrication on the U.S. Coast Guard’s seventh National Security Cutter (NSC), Kimball (WMSL 756). Ingalls’ NSC program manager, Jim French, said: We continue to increase our learning on this shipbuilding program, fully capturing the affordable benefits of serial production. While the official start fab requires 100 […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division christened, Oct. 26, the National Security Cutter (NSC) Hamilton (WMSL 753) in front of nearly 1,000 guests. Hamilton is the fourth NSC Ingalls has built for the U.S. Coast Guard. The ship is named in honor of Alexander Hamilton, who is credited with establishing the Revenue Cutter Service, the forerunner […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division authenticated the keel of the sixth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Munro (WMSL 755). Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said: At this stage of construction, the NSC 6 is more complete and has better cost performance than any previous NSC. Working together, the Ingalls and Coast Guard team […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on May 1 that the U.S. Coast Guard has awarded a $487 million, fixed-price-incentive-fee contract to its Ingalls Shipbuilding division to build the sixth National Security Cutter, Munro (WMSL 755). “Our Coast Guard customer continues to be extremely pleased with the performance of the NSC, and this contract proves that,” […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Vigor Marine LLC a $14 million contract option to perform structural enhancement drydock availability (SEDA) for the second national security cutter (NSC), Coast Guard Cutter Waesche. These structural enhancements will be completed in Seattle and are aimed at preventing long-term fatigue damage, which would result in additional life cycle maintenance costs. Waesche […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Future USCGC Midgett, the US Coast Guard’s eighth national security cutter (NSC), got underway from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Pascagoula, Mississippi, shipyard after being delivered to the coast guard early May. The ship is headed for Honolulu, Hawaii, where it will be stationed along with the seventh NSC, Kimball, and fast response cutters (FRCs) Joseph Gerczak […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a commissioning ceremony for the National Security Cutter (NSC) Munro on Saturday in Seattle.. Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft will preside over the ceremony, accepting the sixth NSC into the military service’s fleet. The Coast Guard Cutter Munro, the fourth […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division announced the completion of acceptance sea trials for the company’s fourth U.S. Coast Guard National Security Cutter, Hamilton (WMSL 753).   The ship was underway for a two-day period in the Gulf of Mexico, performing numerous tests and demonstrations of shipboard systems for the Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). “It’s […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The fourth National Security Cutter Hamilton was delivered to the US Coast Guard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, on Monday.   Hamilton will be the first of two NSCs to be homeported in Charleston, South Carolina. The cutter will be commissioned into service Dec. 6. “After three years of fabrication and expert craftsmanship, Ingalls shipyard has delivered […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls Industries authenticated the keel of the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Security Cutter Hamilton (WMSL 753) yesterday at the company’s Ingalls Shipbuilding facility. Mrs. Linda Kapral Papp, wife of Adm. Robert J. Papp Jr., commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, is the ship’s sponsor. Her initials were welded on a keel plate that will […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Research & Development

    United States Coast Guard’s new National Security Cutter James (WMSL 754) sailed away from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division on Sunday, July 12, just one month after being delivered to the USCG. James will be commissioned on Aug. 8 in Boston. The ship will then be stationed in Charleston, South Carolina, alongside Ingalls’ fourth NSC, […]

  • 24 April 2017

    International officers attending the U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Naval Staff College (NSC) visited the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), April 17. The 62 international officers from 51 countries in the NSC Class of 2017 toured Ike as part of the field studies program (FSP). This program provides the students with a […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard has awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division a $486 million fixed-price incentive contract for the construction of the ninth National Security Cutter. NSCs are the flagships of the Coast Guard’s cutter fleet, designed to replace the 12 Hamilton-class high-endurance cutters, which entered service during the 1960s. Ingalls has delivered six NSCs […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Coast Guard (USCG) revealed that its eleventh national security cutter (NSC) will be named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman.