Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.
Members of Coast Guard Station Juneau test the capabilities of their new 29-foot Response Boat — SMALL II, in Juneau, Alaska, July 10, 2018. The RB-S II is an upgrade to the current 25-foot Response Boat — SMALL and is due to phase it out soon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios.
The 29-foot response boat small II is a high-speed deployable asset designed to operate year-round in shallow waters along coast boarders. The missions of the small boats are search and rescue, recreational boating safety, enforcement of laws and treaties, marine environmental protection, defense operations, and port, waterways and coastal security.