HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL-757) arrived Aug. 16 at its new homeport in Honolulu, the Coast Guard Pacific Area said in a statement. GAO Says Coast Guard OPC Design Unstable, Schedule Optimistic; Final Solicitation for Y-12, Pantex Contact Drops; Senate Questions Lack of Competition for DoE, NNSA Contracts; Biden Announces Transition Team Reviewing Pentagon, Led By CSIS’ Kathleen Hicks; The design, schedule and estimated costs of the Coast Guard’s top acquisition program, the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC), are challenged After speaking with Admiral Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Commandant, U.S. OPCs have an estimated average procurement cost of about $411 million per ship. The Coast Guard has picked the homeport for the service’s first pair of Offshore Patrol Cutters on the East Coast, the service announced on Wednesday. Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC)—the service’s highest priority acquisitions—and continues recapitalization efforts for capital assets and infrastructure. The Coast Guard's newest national security cutter began its maiden voyage from a shipbuilder in Mississippi on Tuesday to its future homeport in Charleston. Posted in Headlines Post navigation. NEWPORT, RI – After speaking with Admiral Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Commandant, U.S. Navy Program Review: Columbia SSBN On Track. Share. The Coast Guard Cutter Juniper (WLB-201) has made it to Oahu Saturday morning following a twelve-month Major Maintenance Availability mission in Baltimore. prev next. Share. Diligence (WMSM-922) will be the 10th in the first flight of OPCs and the sixth service vessel to bear this historic name. Share. PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC-615) arrived Monday at the cutter’s new homeport in Pensacola following a dry dock and Caribbean patrol. Share on Facebook. Follow us. Its sister ship, the Cutter Kimball (WMSL-756) arrived on Dec. 22. The first 11 cutters that are set to start deliveries in fiscal year 2021 will be named Argus, Chase, Ingham, Pickering, Rush, Icarus, Active, Diligence, Alert, Vigilant and Reliance. [solicitation (original)] construct opc homeport base los angeles/long beach at u.s. coast guard station, san pedro, ca: jul 1, 2020 [solicitation (updated)] construct opc homeport base los angeles/long beach at u.s. coast guard station, san pedro, ca During their nine-week, counter-drug deployment, the crew seized more than $116 million worth of illegal narcotics while operating off the coast of Central and South America. Coast Guard Cutter Diligence to Depart for New Homeport Ahead of Schedule Coast Guard Cutter Diligence sits at anchor offshore Oak Island, North Carolina, Sept. 19, 2018. Diligence VII and its OPC sister cutters will become the mainstay of the Coast Guard’s ocean-going fleet fulfilling the service’s maritime security and safety missions. How the Coast Guard supports maritime commerce and the ship-building industry. The Midgett is the eighth of the Coast Guard’s national security cutters and the second to be homeported in Hawaii. The Coast Guard’s proposed FY2021 budget requests $546 million in procurement funding for the third OPC, LLTM for the fourth, and other program costs. Charlotte Mundy, Coast Guard Office of Cutter Forces. The Reliance cr… In 2007, the Coast Guard took over the systems integrator role from Integrated Coast Guard Systems (ICGS) and established a $24.2 billion program baseline which included schedule and performance parameters. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock returned to homeport in Port Huron Nov. 5 after an unprecedented mission to the U.S. Atlantic Coast to conduct aids to navigation servicing The following section describes the Missions Page and the Missions Menu.Information about the using Merchant Mariners and Vessel Response Plan are also included in this section. OPCs are the Coast Guard’s top acquisition priority and will provide the majority of the Coast Guard’s offshore presence, bridging the capabilities of the 418-foot National Security Cutters and the 154-foot Fast Response Cutters. Coast Guard officials describe the OPC and PSC programs as the service’s highest acquisition priorities. (Coast Guard … The Coast Guard plans to acquire a total of 25 OPCs. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PASCAGOULA, Mississippi -- The newest U.S. Coast Guard Cutter departed Ingalls Shipbuilding last week, headed for its homeport in Charleston, S.C. 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