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Minotaur: In the News

2021

July 22, 2021 - Coast Guard delivers 10th Minotaur-missionized HC-144 to fleet

June 17, 2021 - Coast Guard begins HC-130J operations at Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii

2020

Dec. 21, 2020 - Coast Guard delivers ninth Minotaur-missionized HC-144 to fleet

Sept. 21, 2020 - Coast Guard delivers eighth Minotaur missionized HC-144 to the fleet

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

2019

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

July 25, 2019 - Coast Guard acquisition excellence on full display at DHS awards ceremony

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

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

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

March 13, 2019 - Coast Guard delivers missionized HC-144s to fleet

Feb. 12, 2019 - Coast Guard accepts missionized HC-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

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

Oct. 11, 2017 - HC-144 Minotaur installation begins at ALC

Sept. 29, 2017 - Coast Guard transfers first C-27J for missionization work

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

Sept. 20, 2017 - Minotaur aircraft provide imagery, transport cargo and personnel in hurricanes’ aftermath

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

July 28, 2017 - HC-144 Minotaur prototype delivered to fleet

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

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

May 25, 2017 - Second HC-130J enters Minotaur production

April 25, 2017 - HC-144 program reaches Ocean Sentry refresh, Minotaur Mission System milestones

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

2016

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

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

Aug. 2, 2016 - Coast Guard Conducts HC-144B Minotaur Risk-Reduction Flights

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

July 14, 2016 - Coast Guard Begins HC-144B Minotaur Prototype Integration

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

2015

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

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