Rotary-Wing & Special Missions (CG-7112)
The Rotary Wing & Special Missions division (CG-7112) manages all operational Coast Guard Aviation helicopter platforms and Aviation Special Missions. From innovations in unmanned aircraft to the age-old rescue swimmer program, this division of 711 is responsible for some of the most unique aspects of Coast Guard aviation.
The MH-60T is a derivative of the Army's Blackhawk based on the Navy's SH-60F airframe. Initially incorporated into the Coast Guard in 1990, the MH-60T is a workhorse for SAR missions, routine patrols and Homeland Security.
The Rescue Swimmer program manager oversees the Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer operational program.