Office of Aviation Forces (CG-711)
Fixed Wing & Sensors Division (CG-7113)
The Fixed-Wing & Sensors division (CG-7113) manages all operational Coast Guard aviation
fixed-wing platforms and sensor integration projects. From the HC-130H
upgrades and HC-130J fleet introductions, to the HU-25 retirements and the
HC-144A integration, "dash three" manages the fixed-wing
- HC-130J (Super Hercules)
- The Coast Guard’s premiere long-range surveillance aircraft. Five
currently operate from Air Station Elizabeth City, with plans for
replacement of the aging HC-130H fleet.
- HC-130H (Hercules)
- The workhorse of the entire U.S. military, the C-130 Hercules serves the Coast Guard as an all purpose support craft, and is stationed at many USCG air stations with a variety of configurations for accomplishing multiple missions. It's main uses are search and rescue, cargo, and passenger transportation.
- HC-27J (Spartan)
- A newly acquired (still being fielded) maritime patrol aircraft, the
Spartan is being introduced to the Coast Guard as part of a deal to
increase Forest Fire Fighing capacity by transferring HC-130H aircraft
to the U.S. Forest Service. The Spartan will fly reconnaissance
for Coast Guard lifesaving and interdiction missions.
- HC-144A (Ocean Sentry)
- A newly acquired maritime patrol aircraft, the Ocean Sentry will fly reconnaissance for Coast Guard
lifesaving and interdiction missions, replacing the aging HU-25
- Avionics, Sensors and C4ISR
- The Office of Aviation Forces section dedicated to the developing
Sensor program and the Command, Control, Communications and Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance initiative.
- CG-01 (Gulfstream)
- The Coast Guard's long range command and control aircraft (LRCCA), used for transporting top ranking officials and
conducting Coast Guard business internationally.
- Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Initiative
- The Electronic Flight Bag is an electronic information management
device that helps flight crews to perform pre-flight, in-flight and
post-flight management tasks more easily and efficiently with less