Loretta Haring

RDT&E

Coast Guard RDT&E Program Celebrates 50 Years

By Loretta Haring 2018-08-22 00:30:25

The Coast Guard Office of Research and Development was established November 1, 1968, to answer the service’s need to increase its efforts to discover new concepts and develop technological improvements necessary to meet present and future mission requirements, as the missions of the Coast Guard have become increasingly more demanding and complex as a result of continuing national economic growth and technological advances. 50 years later, the mission hasn’t changed. “The Coast Guard must continue to be ready, relevant and...

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