Tag Archives: US Coast Guard

DHS Needs Maritime Detection Tech for Coast Guard

The Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate has announced its search for startups with the capacity to develop tracking technology for underwater objects. DHS S&T said Thursday it posted a solicitation for maritime object tracking technology in support of the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Report: Coast Guard May Take 400 Years to Address $2.6B Infrastructure Backlogs

A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows that the U.S. Coast Guard’s current $2.6B infrastructure construction and maintenance backlogs pose financial, safety and mission performance risks to the service. GAO issued the report on Thursday showing the service branch has $1.7B worth of delayed construction and improvement projects, which would take 395 years to address. 

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NOAA, Coast Guard Test Systems for Arctic Response Missions

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and U.S. Coast Guard are conducting a simulation-based research exercise with the goal of bolstering security and environmental protection in the Arctic. USCG researchers aboard the Healy cutter are set to simulate an oil spill and test unmanned airborne and underwater sensing technologies when …

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