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May 18, 2023
Congratulations to the 2022 Captain Niels P. Thomsen Innovation Award Winners
Recipients pioneered solutions that improve Coast Guard operations and service readiness – just like the legendary Coast Guard innovator whose “chain stopper” dramatically improved the safety of buoy tending operations and for whom these awards are named.
Dec. 28, 2022
Coast Guard celebrates 50 years of research and development
Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) plans open house, new book, commemorative coin.
Dec. 10, 2020
Game changer? Coast Guard tests unmanned surface vehicles
Self-driving boats might help with SAR, crowd control, smuggling and migrant interdiction
Nov. 17, 2020
Operation Innovation: Partnering with the Defense Innovation Unit
Loretta Haring, columnist —
The Coast Guard (RDT&E) and Innovation Program is increasing the service’s access to innovative technologies through a partnership with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU).