|The ninth Fast Response Cutter, Kathleen Moore, was commissioned into service May 10, 2014, at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla. U.S. Coast Guard photo.|
May 30, 2014 - The U.S. Coast Guard on May 29, 2014, released a draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the second production phase of the Fast Response Cutter (FRC). The draft RFP provides industry an opportunity to preview and submit feedback on contents and requirements that will potentially be included in the formal RFP, which is anticipated to be released in early 2015. The Coast Guard requests all industry feedback on the draft RFP be returned by August 14, 2014. The announcement can be viewed here.