The United States Coast Guard Research & Development Center located in New London, Connecticut is the Coast Guard’s center for operational analysis and mission execution solutions.
The Research and Development Center is the Coast Guard’s sole facility performing research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) in support of the Coast Guard’s major mission areas of: environmental protection, maritime law enforcement, protection of life and property at sea and national defense preparedness.
The center’s technology research includes: detection, interdiction and prosecution of drug smugglers; cleaning up oil spills; maritime navigation safety; alertness and performance of commercial and CG crews; eliminating invasive species for ship ballast water.
This coin salutes the Research and Development Center for its stated purpose to support the Coast Guard’s missions with dedication and commitment.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.
This is a surplus NWTMint item, packaging may vary.
This is an out of date design and will not be remade after product is sold out.