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Coast Guard

Helping Clients Support Diverse Coast Guard Security and Military Missions

Coast Guard Team The SPECTRUM Group

We are uniquely positioned and connected to help our clients, delivering deep and broad experience across the commercial-Coast Guard interface while drawing on our in-house Homeland Security, Navy, Defense and International Teams’ expertise.

Our acumen helps clients with business objectives involving Coast Guard Major Systems Acquisition, procurement and capital resources, as well as maritime legal, safety, security, search and rescue, regulatory and environmental matters.

Coast Guard projects frequently involve other federal and military entities. We have delivered successful outcomes to clients looking to enter the Coast Guard market in security; devices and technologies; intelligence, ship and watercraft and training arenas; and mergers, acquisitions, and strategic partnerships.

Our operational and program directorship backgrounds in aviation, surface operations, mission support and senior field commands enable us to provide our clients with access to key decision-makers throughout the Coast Guard and its related and supporting organizations.

Subject Matter Expertise & Deliverables

  • Budget, program, plan, and policy lifecycle support
  • Strategic capability development
  • Strategic positioning, partnerships, and advocacy
  • Business development, capture, proposal, and implementation support
  • Maritime security and homeland security policy development, advocacy, and implementation
  • Environment and energy policy expertise
  • Maritime law and legal/regulatory support
  • Capital resource research, development, and engineering
  • Congressional, Defense, and government relations and advocacy
    • Logistics and operations
    • Capital resources and management (ships, airplanes, boats, helicopters, C4ISR, and shore facilities)
    • Research and development (R&D), testing, and evaluation (RDT&E)
    • Major systems and programs acquisition and procurement
    • Congressional, Defense, Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) relations and advocacy
    • Maritime law and law enforcement
    • Homeland security and maritime security
    • Maritime environmental protection
    • Maritime search and rescue
    • Maritime technology, including navigation aids, maritime mobility, and domestic and polar ice breaking

Our Team


VADM Norb Ryan, USN, Ret.

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