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Coast Guard Assets

Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.

Asset | April 24, 2019

225-foot Juniper class


Length: 225 feet
Beam: 46 feet
Sustained Speed: 15 knots
Range: 6,000 nautical miles at 12 knots
Armament: Two .50-caliber machine guns
Juniper class buoy tenders are seagoing Coast Guard cutters responsible for maintaining short-and long-range aids to navigation such as fixed structures an buoys.

Buoy tenders provide light ice breaking in ice-laden domestic waters. They are multi-mission vessels, and conduct maritime law enforcement, homeland security and defense operations, as well as provide search and rescue assistance should the need arise.