This page will list links to documents that may be of continuing interest to the Coast Guard community.

There are important documents here “Senior Coast Guard Leadership, Key Stategies and Documents”

“Aircraft Used in Coast Guard Aviation”

Deputy Commandant for Operations: Links for Organization, Programs, Services, Strategy, Publications

Coast Guard Overview includes sections on Missions, Workforce, Force Laydown, Assets, Authorities, Strategy, Budget, Leadership, Partnerships, and a Resource Library

“An Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2013 Shipbuilding Plan” (pdf), Congressional Budget Office, July 2012

Beall, Thomas R., “Development of a Naval Battle Model and its Validation Using
Historical Data,
” Naval Post Graduate School Thesis, 1990

Boeing’s V-22 Guidebook

“Changes in the Arctic: Background and Issues for Congress” (pdf) Congressional Research Service, Ronald O’Rourke, Coordinator, Specialist in Naval Affairs, March 28, 2013

 Coast Guard Pub. 1

Coast Guard Publication 3-0 (Pub 3), Operations (56 pages – 5.55 MB)

Coast Guard Counter-Drug Fact Operations Sheet–FY2016

Coast Guard Official Social Media Sites

A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower  (pdf)

Cutters, Craft and U. S. Coast Guard Manned Army and Navy Vessels

The Design of the USCG 270 foot Medium Edurance Cutter (pdf)

DHS budget documents

DHS Cutter Fleet Study (.pdf)

GAO briefing slides for Congressional Committees, April 20, 2012, “Observations on the Coast Guard’s and the Department of Homeland Security’s Fleet Studies”[PDF]

GAO-12-741, “Legacy Vessels’ Declining Conditions Reinforce Need for More Realistic Operational Targets”

GAO-12-918,“COAST GUARD, Portfolio Management Approach Needed to Improve Major Acquisition Outcomes”, (.pdf)).

Icebreakers of the World

Joint Publication 1, Doctrine for the Armed Forces of the United States, March 25, 2013 (pdf)

MTU specifications for a family of modern marine diesel engines

Multiyear Procurement (MYP) and Block Buy Contracting in Defense Acquisition: Background and Issues for Congress” (pdf), Congressional Research Service, Ronald O’Rourke and Moshe Swartz, June 27, 2012

The National Maritime Historical Society

National Plan to Achieve Maritime Domain Awareness

National Strategy for Maritime Security

Offshore Patrol Cutter (OPC) Draft Concept of Operations

Schulte, John C., “An Analysis of the Historical Effectiveness of Antiship Cruise Missiles in Littoral Warfare,” (pdf) September 1994,..

Speeches, Coast Guard Senior Leadership

Tactical Data Links, “Understanding Voice and Data Link Networking”

US Army Weapon Systems Handbook 2013


WHEC 378 FRAM (pdf)

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