Video: HC-130H Departure Marks End of an Era

The Coast Guard awarded a contract July 12, 2022, to L-3 Communications Integrated Systems LP for the missionization of up to six C-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft.

CGNR 2015 was delivered to the Coast Guard June 23, 2022, following completion of Minotaur missionization.

The Air Force awarded a contract for one Coast Guard C-130J May 6, 2022. The Coast Guard’s 19th Super Hercules aircraft will be delivered in 2026 and undergo missionization following acceptance.

Cutter Boats

For more photos of the Cutter Boats, visit the image gallery on Flickr.

Long Range Interceptor-II

The LRI-II extends the NSC’s and other host vessels’ mission reach, providing high-speed pursuit, interdiction and rescue capabilities.


  • Length: 35 feet
  • Maximum Speed: 40 knots
  • Range: 240 nautical miles


Over the Horizon-IV

The OTH-IV is the quick response boat for the NSC and other host vessels.


  • Length: 26 feet
  • Maximum Speed: 40 knots
  • Range: 200 nautical miles

The Coast Guard engaged industry at the 2018 International Workboat Show Nov. 29, 2018 to provide an early look at the upcoming OTH-V project. During the presentation, program staff received several questions from industry. To ensure the widest release of this information, the Q&As have been posted here.

The Coast Guard released a request for information (RFI) Dec. 7, 2018, to gather additional information about the Over the Horizon V cutter boat acquisition. The RFI is available here

The Coast Guard on Aug. 30, 2018, awarded a firm-fixed price indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to MetalCraft Marine U.S. Incorporated of Cape Vincent, New York, for a fleet of cutter boats-large.

 Program Information