The Future of the Fleets: Coast Guard and NOAA Ship Recapitalization

October 11, 2018

253 Russell

U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) chairman of the Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, & the Coast Guard, will convene a hearing titled “The Future of the Fleets: Coast Guard and NOAA Ship Recapitalization,” at 9:30 a.m. on October 11, 2018. This hearing will examine the need for Coast Guard and NOAA fleet recapitalization, different vessel acquisition and procurement strategies, and the status of ongoing recapitalization efforts of each agency. 


  • Rear Admiral Michael Haycock, Assistant Commandant for Acquisition, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Rear Admiral Michael Silah, Director, Office of Marine and Aviation Operations, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Ms. Marie Mak, Director, Contracting and National Security Acquisitions, Government Accountability Office
  • Mr. Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in Naval Affairs, Congressional Research Service

*Witness list subject to change.

Hearing Details:

Thursday, October 11, 2018
9:30 a.m.
Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard 

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on


Witness Panel 1