LRS: In the News

2021

April 8, 2021 - Air Force order includes one C-130J for Coast Guard

2020

Nov. 25, 2020 - Coast Guard accepts 15th C-130J aircraft

Aug. 3, 2020 - Coast Guard accepts missionized HC-130J aircraft

May 6, 2020 - Coast Guard accepts 14th C-130J aircraft

March 5, 2020 - Coast Guard accepts missionized HC-130J aircraft

Feb. 12, 2020 - Coast Guard receives upgraded HC-130J

Jan. 17, 2020 - Air Force order includes one C-130J for Coast Guard

2019

Sept. 16, 2019 - Final HC-130J with legacy mission system completes Minotaur missionization

Aug. 9, 2019 - Coast Guard transfers fifth HC-130J to Air Station Kodiak

July 2, 2019 - Coast Guard accepts 10th missionized HC-130J aircraft

April 29, 2019 - Coast Guard accepts 13th C-130J aircraft

April 15, 2019 - Coast Guard transfers third HC-130J to Air Station Kodiak

March 28, 2019 - Final HC-130J with legacy mission system inducted into Minotaur missionization

Feb. 12, 2019 - Coast Guard accepts missionized HC-130J aircraft

Jan. 30, 2019 - Coast Guard accepts 12th C-130J aircraft

2018

Dec. 10, 2018 - Coast Guard accepts delivery of Minotaur missionized HC-130J

Sept. 10, 2018 - Coast Guard releases request for information on HC-130J missionization, upgrades

Aug. 22, 2018 - Coast Guard transfers HC-130J to Air Station Kodiak

June 22, 2018 - Coast Guard awards HC-130J Minotaur Mission System Suite retrofit option, accepts separate HC-130J following Minotaur retrofit

May 17, 2018 - Coast Guard delivers latest HC-130J for Minotaur retrofit

April 10, 2018 - Coast Guard accepts second HC-130J outfitted with Minotaur from baseline configuration

March 5, 2018 - Coast Guard delivers HC-130J for Minotaur retrofit

Feb. 7, 2018 - Coast Guard accepts HC-130J following Minotaur retrofit

Jan. 12, 2018 - Coast Guard exercises HC-130J Minotaur installation options

2017

Nov. 29, 2017 - Coast Guard accepts 11th C-130J

Nov. 7, 2017 - Coast Guard accepts first HC-130J retrofitted with Minotaur under missionization contract

Sept. 27, 2017 - Coast Guard accepts first HC-130J outfitted with Minotaur from baseline configuration

Sept. 26, 2017 - Coast Guard aircrews load supplies for Puerto Rico

Sept. 15, 2017 - Coast Guard orders 14th C-130J long range surveillance aircraft

Aug. 14, 2017 - First Coast Guard Minotaur aircraft conducts search and rescue

July 11, 2017 - Coast Guard exercises option for fourth HC-130J Minotaur retrofit

June 21, 2017 - Acquisition update: HC-130J Minotaur prototype delivered to fleet

May 25, 2017 - Acquisition update: second HC-130J enters Minotaur production

March 30, 2017 - Acquisition update: Coast Guard awards HC-130J Minotaur Mission System Suite retrofit option

March 17, 2017 - Coast Guard procures five HC-130J engines

March 3, 2017 - Acquisition update: Coast Guard accepts 10th C-130J

2016

Dec. 27, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards HC-130J Minotaur Missionization Option

Dec. 19, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts Eighth Missionized HC-130J

Dec. 12, 2016 - Coast Guard Highlights HC-130J Mission Capabilities At Patuxent River Air Show

Aug. 8, 2016 - Senior Coast Guard Officials Observe Minotaur Demonstration

July 20, 2016 - Coast Guard Establishes HC-130J Minotaur Fleet Integration Team

June 21, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Begins HC-130J Minotaur Prototype In-Flight Testing

May 12, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts Seventh Missionized HC-130J

April 22, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Orders C-130J Long Range Surveillance Aircraft

March 23, 2016 - New Coast Guard HC-130J Readied For Delivery

Jan. 8, 2016 - Acquisition Update: Air Force Order Includes One C-130J Surveillance Aircraft For Coast Guard

2015

Sept. 22, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Awards Contract For C-130J Missionization With Minotaur

Sept. 3, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Ninth C-130J Joins Coast Guard’s Super Hercules Fleet

June 30, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts Ninth C-130J Aircraft

June 2, 2015 - New Coast Guard HC-130J Takes To Air For First Time

March 19,2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Accepts Eighth C-130J Aircraft

March 13, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Coast Guard Issues RFP For C-130J Missionization With Minotaur

Feb. 24, 2015 - Coast Guard Accepts Seventh C-130J Aircraft

Jan. 29, 2015 - Acquisition Update: Air Force Order Includes Two HC-130J Surveillance Aircraft for Coast Guard

Jan. 13, 2015 - New Coast Guard HC-130Js Nearing Next Phase Of Construction

2014

Dec. 17, 2014 - Coast Guard Transfers HC-130H Hercules Aircraft to NASA

Dec. 3, 2014 - Coast Guard Super Hercules Aircraft Takes Shape

2013

March 7, 2013 - ITT Exelis to supply radar for Coast Guard's HC-130J

Jan. 7, 2013 - Coast Guard HC-130H Conversion/Sustainment Project Delivers Upgraded Prototype