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Monday, September 12, 2011
Lockheed Martin submits proposal to Navy for consolidated shipboard computer system
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Lockheed Martin submits proposal to Navy for consolidated shipboard computer system

Lockheed Martin says it has submitted a proposal for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program that will consolidate complex

September 12, 2011
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Friday, September 9, 2011
USCG Orders Fifth National Security Cutter for $482 Million
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USCG Orders Fifth National Security Cutter for $482 Million

The United States Coast Guard says it has ordered its fifth National Security Cutter from Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyard in a contract worth $482

September 9, 2011
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Saturday, September 3, 2011
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Defense

United States’ maritime security advances with new strategic alliance

On December 21st, 2004, former President Bush signed the National Security Presidential Directive NSPD-41 that stated: It is critical that the United States

September 3, 2011
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Friday, September 2, 2011
USCG takes possession of 3rd National Security Cutter
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USCG takes possession of 3rd National Security Cutter

Today, the United States Coast Guard officially accepted the NSC Stratton, the third ship in the new Legend-class of cutters.  Provided below is the press

September 2, 2011
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011
USCG Technology
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Top 10 Technology ideas for the Coast Guard

While the US Coast Guard has done amazing work in modernizing their fleet of aging cutters and integrating SAR communications into the streamlined computerized

August 31, 2011
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Enter the DRAGON – Royal Navy receives high-tech destroyer [PHOTOS]
Navy

Enter the DRAGON – Royal Navy receives high-tech destroyer [PHOTOS]

DRAGON, the fourth Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyer built by BAE for the Royal Navy, has arrived in Portsmouth Naval Base, where she will be handed over to

August 31, 2011
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Friday, August 26, 2011
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Defense

ALERT: All SHIPS MUST DEPART PORT OF NEW YORK

HIGH PRIORITY ALERT FROM MORAN SHIPPING Please urgently be advised that the U.S. Coast Guard CAPTAIN OF THE PORT has set Hurricane Condition X RAY for the Port

August 26, 2011
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NAVY SEALs: Coming soon to a theater near you
Navy

NAVY SEALs: Coming soon to a theater near you

Photo courtesy SEALSWCC.com After years of war movies about conflicted fighters, a new crop of films is shifting focus: to tactics, technology and teamwork.

August 26, 2011
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GAO: Coast Guard, FBI must beef up security plans for maritime energy supply
Offshore

GAO: Coast Guard, FBI must beef up security plans for maritime energy supply

Photo courtesy OneEighteen via Flickr HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–The U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Bureau of Investigation must develop a joint national plan

August 26, 2011
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Thursday, August 25, 2011
NOAA Joins Forces With Big Oil To Share Ocean Data
Defense

NOAA Joins Forces With Big Oil To Share Ocean Data

NOAA, Shell , ConocoPhillips, and Statoil today signed an agreement to collaborate on scientific ocean, coastal and climate data for the Arctic. The agreement

August 25, 2011
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News

U.S. East Coast Braces as Irene Strengthens, US Navy and merchant vessels put to sea

  By Arian Campo-Flores, Valerie Bauerlein and Mike Esterl, Dow Jones & Co Hurricane Irene thrashed the Bahamas early Thursday, with widespread damage

August 25, 2011
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Monday, August 22, 2011
Flash Bang – Inside The USCG’s Secret Weapon Development Center
USCG

Flash Bang – Inside The USCG’s Secret Weapon Development Center

The Office of Specialized Capabilities (CG-721) is located in Coast Guard headquarters and reports directly to the Assistant Commandant for Capability, Rear

August 22, 2011
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Thursday, August 18, 2011
Puerto Rican shipping company fined in pollution cover-up case
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Puerto Rican shipping company fined in pollution cover-up case

Puerto Rican-based Epps Shipping Company was sentenced today in federal court to pay a $700,000 fine for violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships

August 18, 2011
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Bollinger responds to DOJ lawsuit
Engineering News

Bollinger responds to DOJ lawsuit

Bollinger Shipyards has issued a statement in response yesterday’s lawsuit filed against them by the U.S. Department of Justice.  The complaint alleges

August 18, 2011
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The US Navy Wants You To Like Them
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The US Navy Wants You To Like Them

Today the US Navy asks Facebook users, “Do You Like Us?” and “Do You Want To Play A Game?” These questions might sound like chatter

August 18, 2011
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Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Feds sue Bollinger Shipyards
Engineering News

Feds sue Bollinger Shipyards

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Matagorda after its conversion to 123 feet. March 2004. Photo by PA3 Jonathan McCool, USCG The federal government today filed suit

August 17, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011
HMS Monmouth Royal Navy mini gun MV Caravos Horizon
Defense

HMS Monmouth and Royal Marines Thwart Pirate Attack

Royal Marine Commandos board a merchant ship which had been attacked in the Red Sea. (ROYAL NAVY) In the fading light of an August afternoon, the specialist

August 15, 2011
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Friday, August 12, 2011
1000-year-storm
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A Thousand Year Storm…

By John J. Miller Tropical Storm Emily petered out over Cuba last week, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warns of “high hurricane

August 12, 2011
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Thursday, August 11, 2011
USCG Issues NPRM for Inspection of Towing Vessels
USCG

USCG Issues NPRM for Inspection of Towing Vessels

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis. Today, the USCG has published its notice of proposed rule making (NPRM) for the towing vessel

August 11, 2011
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Saturday, August 6, 2011
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Blog

The Ultimate Sacrifice – 22 American Patriots Killed in Action

As a former naval officer and friend to a number of professionals in the Naval Special Warfare community, I’m deeply saddened to hear the news of our

August 6, 2011
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