Rescue helicopter hoist operators wear gloves to protect the hand that guides the hoist cable during rescue descents and ascents.
U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)
DHS S&T SVIP is looking for start-ups to develop or adapt a system to more clearly mark and track objects in the water.
DHS S&T SVIP, in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), is looking for start-ups to develop or adapt a language translator that functions in a maritime operational environment.
SVIP in partnership with USCG is holding a Homeland Security Day.
DHS S&T is committed to ensuring that all of our responders have the tools they need to do their jobs safely and securely—including reliable personal protective equipment that won’t let them down when it matters the most.
On January 29, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf visited the Joint Special Operations Center in Miami, where he met with the DHS personnel, state and local law enforcement officials, and the National Football League security team to discuss securing Super Bowl LIV.
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad F. Wolf and U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Admiral Karl Schultz delivered remarks at the United States Coast Guard memorial service for the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn in St. Petersburgh, Florida.
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) is conducting an operational pilot to test and evaluate Counter- Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS) capabilities used to detect, identify, and mitigate UAS that pose a credible threat to “covered facilities or assets.” USCG will conduct the pilot testing through 2020, after which the USCG C-UAS program may become fully operational. This Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) discusses measures taken to mitigate privacy risks and protect against any impact to personally identifiable information (PII) during the deployment of C-UAS technologies under operational circumstances. If the USCG C-UAS program becomes fully operational, this PIA will be updated.
The Department of Homeland Security, after extensive analysis by the U.S. Coast Guard and further review by a Contract Adjustment Board chaired by the Department’s Deputy Under Secretary for Management, has granted limited extraordinary contract relief to Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) for the Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) contract under the authority of Public Law (P.L.) 85-804.
During a back-to-school rally on Saturday, employees of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) headquarters distributed 224 backpacks filled with school supplies and 50 laptop totes to families living in Southeast District of Columbia (DC) Housing Authority communities as part of the USCG’s Annual St. Elizabeths Back-to-School Backpack and School Supplies Drive. Both headquarters are located within the Southeast DC community.