Tag Archives: Offshore Patrol Cutter

Coast Guard Solicits Bids for Follow-On Offshore Patrol Cutter Contract

OPC rendering courtesy of Eastern Shipbuilding Group

The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a full and open competition for follow-on projects to design and build up to 11 offshore patrol cutters to complement the maritime law enforcement service's national security and fast response cutters. USCG said Friday it will accept responses to the new OPC solicitation through May 28 and aims to name the winning contractor in the second quarter of fiscal 2022.

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Northrop Supports USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter Design Review

Eastern Shipbuilding Group collaborated with Northrop Grumman to conduct a final critical design review of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter on June 27 and 28. Northrop said Monday it serves as the integrator of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and control systems under the OPC program. The company will …

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Saab to Supply Additional Radars for Navy LCS Program

General Dynamics has placed an order for Saab medium-range surveillance radar systems for installation on two future U.S. Navy littoral combat ships. Saab said Thursday it will provide Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars designated as AN/SPS-77 for the military branch’s LCS 28 and LCS 30 ships. Erik Smith, president and CEO of Saab Defense and Security USA, said the company …

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US Coast Guard Picks Fairbanks Morse to Build Offshore Patrol Cutter Engines; Marvin Riley Comments

The U.S. Coast Guard has selected Fairbanks Morse to produce diesel propulsion engines for the military branch’s offshore patrol cutter that is scheduled for sea deployment in 2021. Fairbanks Morse said Wednesday it will build FM-MAN 16V 28/33D diesel engines for the first OPC vessel that Eastern Shipbuilding Group will build for the Coast Guard. The 360-foot-long cutter will …

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Chris Marzilli: General Dynamics Combines Offerings for Navy Missions

General Dynamics’ new mission systems unit showcased its naval portfolio at this year’s Surface Navy Association National Symposium in Arlington, Virginia. Chris Marzilli, president of the unit, said Monday the restructured group aims to strengthen GD’s targeted technology, service and other product offerings for its defense clients. General Dynamics created …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary, L-3, Navantia to Collaborate on Coast Guard Cutter Vessel Design

General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary will work with L-3 Communications and Spain-based shipbuilder Navantia to create a preliminary design for the Coast Guard’s future Offshore Patrol Cutter vessel. The Coast Guard will select a competing team after the 18-month first phase to develop a detail design and build between nine and 11 …

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