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Coast Guard Cutter Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress [January 27, 2016]   [open pdf - 1MB]

From the Summary: "The Coast Guard's program of record (POR) calls for procuring 8 National Security Cutters (NSCs), 25 Offshore Patrol Cutters (OPCs), and 58 Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) as replacements for 90 aging Coast Guard cutters and patrol craft. The NSC, OPC, and FRC programs have a combined estimated acquisition cost of about $21.1 billion, and the Coast Guard's proposed FY2016 budget requested a total of $449.9 million in acquisition funding for the three programs."

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CRS Report for Congress, R42567
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2016-01-27
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