Coast Guard

Coast Guard confronts harassment, retaliation in the ranks

The U.S. Coast Guard wants to build out its cyber workforce, but will have to contend with budget restraints and culture issues surrounding sexual harassment and retaliation.

DOD, Coast Guard resume health records deployment

After a pause because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Defense Department's commercial health record installation program is back online. The Coast Guard is also transitioning to the new system.

Coast Guard to develop drone interception capability

The U.S. Coast Guard is developing a counter-drone capability to protect both its own locations and to guard protected assets under special circumstances as provided for under a recent law.

Coast Guard turns to DOD's new AI center for maintenance help

The Coast Guard looks to DOD's artificial intelligence center to help with helicopter maintenance and domain awareness.

Is it time to rethink JRSS?

A new report from the Defense Department's operational test and evaluation director says the Joint Regional Security Stacks program is undermanned and should be halted until security issues are resolved.

Coast Guard takes the long view on cloud

U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz has his eyes on JEDI, but says his service is years away from true cloud adoption.

Coast Guard takes steps toward JRSS

The Coast Guard has recently embarked on DOD-wide initiative to increase security by 2019.

No protest expected on Coast Guard's heath records move

Acquisition-wise, it looks like smooth sailing for the Coast Guard's plan to join the Pentagon's nascent electronic health records system.

Coast Guard sees natural gas exports as potential cyber issue

Adm. Paul F. Zukunft says the Coast Guard’s cyber defense capabilities must protect against nation states that might feel threatened by a growing U.S. natural resource export market.

Lockheed wins C4ISR security contract for Coast Guard cutter

The company was recently awarded a $72 million contract to provide a C4ISR system for the Coast Guard’s eighth National Security Cutter.

Coast Guard to evaluate deploying drones along the coast

The agency plans flight tests to see how SAUS would fare assisting maritime first responders and other operations.

Coast Guard wants marine drones for persistent surveillance

Unmanned marine vehicles go for months, being used to detect poachers, smugglers and icebergs.

Coast Guard procurement of navigation app raises security concerns

Coast Guard seeks to replace mission critical paper navigation with electronic system.

ITT Exelis to supply radar for Coast Guard's HC-130J

ITT Exelis has won a contract to deliver a radar system to the U.S. Coast Guard that will be used to support the service's maritime reconnaissance mission.

VSE gets $99M Coast Guard management services contract

VSE has won a contract to furnish program and technical support services for Security Assistance Projects administered by the U.S. Coast Guard Foreign Military Sales program.

EADS gets option to furnish another HC-144A maritime patrol aircraft to Coast Guard

The Coast Guard has exercised a contract option to purchase its 18th HC-144A Ocean Sentry Maritime Patrol Aircraft from EADS North America.

Coast Guard aviation logistics system could drive more savings, IG says

The Homeland Security Department’s inspector general recommended Customs and Border Protection officials drop a planned acquisition of a new aviation logistics management IT system and instead use the Coast Guard’s management system.