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The U.S. Coast Guard"s Deepwater Force Modernization Plan

Can it be Accelerated? Will it Meet Changing Security Needs?

by Brien Alkire

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Published by RAND Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naval forces & warfare,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Military - United States,
  • Coast Guard,
  • Evaluation,
  • Procurement,
  • United States,
  • United States.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11487297M
    ISBN 100833035150
    ISBN 109780833035158

    A Man Of Good Hope by Jonny Steinberg Publisher: Jonathan Cape, PS, ebook PS "WHY a country whose citizens share a common language, religion and long-standing heritage has torn itself to pieces," writes prominent South African journalist Jonny Steinberg in this painstaking and humane memoir, "is the great question that hangs over Somalia.". Coast Guard's Deepwater program 'officially dead,' admiral says. By Defense Systems Staff; ; A senior Coast Guard official has declared the service's $27 billion "Deepwater" acquisition program is officially dead, both as a concept and as a procurement program, reports Federal Computer Week.. Writing under the headline, “Deepwater R.I.P.” in the agency’s Service Lines.

      Nathaniel Chaisson testified at the U.S. Coast Guard and Bureau of Energy Management joint investigation of the Ap , Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. This. The Deepwater Port Act provides for the construction and operation of Deepwater Ports located beyond a State's seaward boundary for the purpose of the import or export of oil or natural gas to or from the United States. Coordinate agency and public review and participation in the Deepwater Port licensing process.

      Integrated Deepwater Systems is a critical multiyear, multibillion dollar program to modernize and replace the Coast Guard's aging ships and aircraft, and improve command and control and logistics systems. It is the largest recapitalization effort in the history of the Coast Guard. AP Photo/U.S. Co AS t G UA rd, Petty o ffi C er 2nd Cl ASS e tt A Smith Building a U.S. Coast Guard for the 21st Century By Lawrence J. .


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The U.S. Coast Guard"s Deepwater Force Modernization Plan by Brien Alkire Download PDF EPUB FB2

Explores acceleration of the pace at which the U.S. Coast Guard can acquire surface and air assets that it will operate in the deepwater environment (50 or more nautical miles from shore) and whether the original Integrated Deepwater System program to modernize its aging cutters and aircraft will provide the Coast Guard with a force structure to meet the demands of its traditional missions and Cited by: 1.

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Deepwater Force Modernization Plan. Can It Be Accelerated. Will It Meet Changing Security Needs. by John Birkler, Brien Alkire, Robert W.

Button, Gordon T. Lee, Raj Raman, John F. Schank, Carl W. Stephens. Related Topics: Homeland Security and Public Safety, Infrastructure and Transportation, National Security and Cited by: 1. Get this from a library. The U.S. Coast Guard's deepwater force modernization plan: can it be accelerated?: will it meet changing security needs?.

[J L Birkler; United States. Coast Guard.; Rand Corporation. National Security Research Division.;] -- In Novemberthe United States Coast Guard (USCG) commissioned RAND to assess its Deepwater program, an effort the USCG is undertaking to.

: The U.S. Coast Guard's Deepwater Force Modernization Plan: Can it be Accelerated. Will it Meet Changing Security Needs?: Brien Alkire. The U.S.

Coast Guard's Deepwater Force Modernization Plan by John Birkler,available at Book Depository with free delivery : John Birkler. This segment was originally broadcast on It was updated on Aug. 14, After 9/11, few government entities were as poorly prepared to take on an expanded role as the U.S.

Coast Guard. The Integrated Deepwater System Program (IDS Program or Deepwater) was the year program to replace all or much of the United States Coast Guard's equipment, including aircraft, ships, and logistics and command and control systems.

The $24 billion program (which began with a price tag of $17 billion) lost authorization in Fiscal Year and is officially defunct. The bill makes far-reaching changes in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Deepwater program, removing the NGC/ Lockheed Martin Integrated Coast Guard Systems consortium from the project within 4 years, installing a civilian Chief Acquisitions Officer, and imposing a series of deadlines, reports and oversight on its programs.

In addition to the video, information on the USCG’s modernization strategy has also been published on the Commandant’s blog and in the pages of Author: John Konrad.

The Integrated Coast Guard Systems (ICGS) joint venture team has delivered a proposal to accomplish a far-reaching modernization of the U.S. Coast Guard's Deepwater forces -- those ships, aircraft, command and control, and logistics systems that protect the United States from 50 or more miles offshore.

[18] For a summary of the earlier GAO reports, see U.S. Government Accountability Office, Coast Guard: Changes to Deepwater Plan Appear Sound, and.

Initially, the Integrated Deepwater System was designed to perform at the level that the Coast Guard’s legacy Deepwater fleet performed at in “The tragic events of 9/11 and the stand-up of the Department of Homeland Security changed the.

But what happened in is we were a bankrupt nation. You know, our war for independence bankrupted the nation, and we could not afford a U.S. Navy. So, under the vision of Alexander Hamilton, we created a Coast Guard so we can collect tariffs.

It’s also the birthdate for U.S. Customs Service as well, because they collected those tariffs. The Deepwater Program includes efforts to build or modernize ships and aircraft, including supporting capabilities. Inthe Coast Guard took over the systems integrator role from Integrated Coast Guard Systems (ICGS) and established a $ billion program baseline which included schedule and performance parameters.

Last year, GAO reported that Deepwater had exceeded cost and. A hearing is held on compliance with the requirements of the Coast Guard's Deepwater contract to modernize and replace aging ships and aircraft and improve command and control and logistics.

AP -- "Mr. Henry, I'm sorry to wake you, but we have a problem offshore." This was a young U.S. Coast Guard officer calling me during the night of Ap He told me there was an explosion and fire aboard the drilling platform Deepwater Horizon, 50 miles offshore of.

Coast Guard to end Deepwater program. By Alice Lipowicz; ; The Coast Guard’s $27 billion “Deepwater” acquisition program is officially dead, both as a concept and as a. Beyond Deepwater: What the Coast Guard learned. By Amber Corrin, Alice Lipowicz ; After investing $27 billion, the Coast Guard has now declared the controversial Deepwater acquisition.

In addition to being one of the largest oil spills in recent memory, the explosion and collapse of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico in led to a renewed emphasis on U.S.

Coast Guard and national incident management procedures, many of which remain in place as the cleanup continues more than two years later. Two elements made Deepwater unique, both stemming. The U.S.

Coast Guard's Deepwater Force Modernization Plan: Can it be Accelerated. Will it Meet Changing Security Needs, (Santa Monica, Cal.: RAND, ), p. National Incident Commander's Report: MC Deepwater Horizon [open pdf - KB] "The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is the largest and most complex our nation has ever confronted, more analogous to the challenges posed by Apollo 13 than the Exxon Valdez spill of Cited by: 8.“The U.S.

Coast Guard Auxiliary – the best trained, most valued maritime volunteer organization in the world – highly effective during normal operations and ready for emergencies.” Auxiliary History & Overview Established by Congress in under ti chapter 23 of the U.S.

Code, the U.S. CoastFile Size: 4MB.$27B later, Deepwater project killed. By Alice Lipowicz; ; The Coast Guard’s $27 billion “Deepwater” acquisition program is dead.

Writing under the headline, “Deepwater R.I.P.