📅 August 14, 2018•
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Oslo, 7 June, 2019 Light Structures AS, the world leading supplier of fiber optic condition monitoring systems based on Fiber Bragg Grating technology (FBG), is pleased to announce that US Coast Guard has called their first option, for delivery of Hull Stress Monitoring System (including Data analysis) for 5 new cutters. Angela McShan (Build 1135), Daniel Tarr (Build 1136), Edgar Culbertson (Build 1137), Harold Miller (Build 1138), Myrtle Hazard (Build 1139) are all under construction (NJ, TX, FL) The 154-foot FRC is designed to patrol coastal regions and features advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance equipment; the ability to launch and recover standardized cutter boats from astern or via side davits; and improved seakeeping and habitability.
The cutters shall be delivered and installed between September 2019 and September 2020. Total contract value: $ 598 440