Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.
Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Los Angeles conducts vessel maneuver training near Santa Barbara on Monday, October 24, 2016. The MSST operates several 25-foot Response Boat-Small platforms to complete a variety of law enforcement, security and vessel safety missions. (Photos by Public Affairs Specialist Third Class Andrea L. Anderson)
The 25-foot response boat-small was brought into service in 2003 to replace shore-based non-standard boats. It can tow up to 10 tons. The second generation boats, 29-foot response boat-small II, are now in production and will replace the 25-foot response boat-small.