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

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.

The Coast Guard on March 4, 2022, released a request for proposal for the missionization of up to six C-130J aircraft.

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