This page will list links to documents that may be of continuing interest to the Coast Guard community.
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 Publication 3-0 (Pub 3), Operations (56 pages – 5.55 MB)
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]
MTU specifications for a family of modern marine diesel engines http://www.mandieselturbo.com/files/news/filesof15324/TP_V28_33D.pdf
“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
Schulte, John C., “An Analysis of the Historical Effectiveness of Antiship Cruise Missiles in Littoral Warfare,” (pdf) September 1994,..