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Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo, a 154-foot fast response cutter homeported in Pascagoula, Mississippi, sits docked beside an assortment of seized fishing gear at the Coast Guard harbor facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, Feb. 13, 2022. During their patrol from Jan. 31 to Feb. 16, the cutter’s crew interdicted three lanchas and seized 10 high flyers, approximately 4 miles of long line, more than 200 hooks and 9 long line anchors. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Cutter Jacob Poroo)

Photo by: Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandr |  VIRIN: 220213-G-G0108-1004.JPG

LATEST UPDATES

The Coast Guard accepted its 16th missionized HC-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft Feb. 19, 2024, from L3Harris in Waco, Texas. CGNR 2016 was delivered to Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina.


The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its 17th C-130J long range surveillance aircraft Aug. 10, 2023, from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Georgia. The aircraft will operate out of the Aviation Logistics Center in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, until it undergoes missionization at L3Harris in Waco, Texas.


The Coast Guard accepted its 16th C-130J long range surveillance aircraft Nov. 10, 2022, from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics in Marietta, Georgia. The aircraft will next undergo missionization which encompasses the installation of the Minotaur Mission System Suite and APY-11 multimode radar at L3Harris in Waco, Texas.


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