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MSST Mission Statement

To enhance the presence and response capabilities of the world's premiere maritime security forcePhoto Image MSST 91104 Crest and maintain a heightened vigilance throughout the National Maritime Transportation System.

To employ dedicated teams to interdict and neutralize potential threats with a force possessing unique skills, capabilities, and expertise to perform a broad range of port security and harbor defense missions, both domestic and foreign.

To detect and intercept criminal or catastrophic events well before they threaten our shores by providing an integrated force that will guarantee our internal and external security. This unparalleled law enforcement presence will protect vital national interests and infrastructure.

Last Modified 1/5/2016