Naval Warfare

USCG accepts delivery of new National Security Cutter

12th November 2020 - 12:10 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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The USCG accepted delivery of the ninth National Security Cutter (NSC) in Pascagoula, Mississippi on 9 November.

What will become the USCGC Stone is scheduled for commissioning in February 2021 at its Charleston, South Carolina, homeport, also home to cutters Hamilton and James.

According to the USCG, the 418ft-long NSCs have an endurance of 60-90 days and can serve as operational-level headquarters for complex law-enforcement, defence and ...

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