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Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.
The keeper-class buoy tenders are equipped with Z-drive propulsion units instead of the standard propeller and rudder configuration. With state-of-the-art electronics and navigation systems, it is possible to maneuver and position navigation aids with a smaller crew. Although not classified as icebreakers, these ships can move through 9 inches of ice at 3 knots.