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


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.


The Coast Guard awarded a contract Sept. 28, 2022, to L3Harris Technologies Inc. for up to five AN/APY-11 multimode radars that will be installed on the service’s new C-130J Super Hercules long range surveillance aircraft during Minotaur missionization. 


 

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.

Characteristics

  • 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.

Characteristics

  • 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.


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