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USCG Updates Cyber Strategic Outlook

The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has released an updated Cyber Strategic Outlook to address the rising threat of cyberattacks against critical maritime systems essential to the U.S. economy and security. The Coast Guard’s 2021 Cyber Strategic Outlook charts a path to meet the challenges of a rapidly evolving cyber domain where threats to information and operational technology systems outpace those

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Linda Fagan Becomes USCG Vice Commandant

Adm. Charles W. Ray was relieved as vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) by Adm. Linda L. Fagan during a military change-of-command ceremony at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters. Ray served as the vice commandant since May of 2018 and led the service’s recapitalization of its legacy fleet of ships and aircraft while ensuring the Coast Guard’s 81,000 active

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Polar Star Stops in Juneau

The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) made a logistics stop in Juneau, Alaska, earlier this month as the crew nears the end of their months-long Arctic deployment conducting scientific research and protecting U.S. maritime sovereignty and security throughout the polar region. In addition to Polar Star’s strategic national security objectives, the nation’s sole heavy icebreaker sailed north with

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USCG Polar Star’s First Visit to Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Since 2013

USCG Polar Star

The Seattle-based Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) has made a logistics stop at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, 30 days into a months-long Arctic deployment. The 44-year-old heavy icebreaker is patrolling the Bering and Chukchi Seas to project power and support national security objectives throughout Alaskan waters and into the Arctic, including along the Maritime Boundary Line between the United States

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Sole US Icebreaker Changes Command

US icebreaker

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) has held a modified change-of-command ceremony at the Mare Island Dry Dock. Capt. William Woityra relieved Capt. Gregory Stanclik as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star during a scaled-back ceremony designed to support COVID-19 physical distancing practices, which was presided over by the Pacific Area Commander Vice Adm.

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USCG Tech Solicitation

DHS SVIP benefits

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) is looking for start-ups to develop or adapt a system to more clearly mark and track objects in the water. The new Maritime Object Tracking Technology solicitation was posted today for a new technology that could become a valuable part of mission execution

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