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Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.
The 45-foot response boat-medium is being procured to replace the 41-foot utility boat. Unlike the 41-foot utility boat, the RB-M has the ability to self-right if it should ever capsize. This feature allows the RB-M to operate in higher seas, ensuring the crew comes home safely The RB-M is an all-aluminum boat that has a wireless crew communication system and is powered by twin diesel engines and water jet propulsion..