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The Coast Guard transferred its second MH-65E Dolphin short range recovery helicopter to Aviation Training Center (ATC) Mobile, Alabama, Jan. 25, 2017, for use in developing a training curriculum for the new models.
The Coast Guard awarded a $3.7 million contract to Rockwell Collins Inc. for production of 140 automatic flight control system control panels for its MH-65E short range recovery helicopters Dec. 20, 2016.
The short range recovery helicopter performs search and rescue, law enforcement and homeland security missions. Certified for operation in all-weather and night-time operations, with the exception of icy conditions, the MH-65 helicopter is the only Coast Guard aircraft used aboard certified cutters during deployments.