Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.
A small boat from the Coast Guard Cutter Healy is anchored to an ice floe during cold water ice dive operations in the Arctic Ocean, July 29, 2017. By conducting cold water ice dives in the Arctic and Antarctic, the Coast Guard has the ability to offer an adaptive force capability to the Polar Icebreaking fleet. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Rachel Polish
Petty Officer 3rd Class Danielle Ray from the Coast Guard Cutter Healy is lowered into Resurrection Bay near Seward, Alaska, July 21, 2017. Small boats aboard Healy are used as platforms for missions that include dive operations, scientific research and ice operations. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Rachel Polish
The 38-foot artic survey boat is carried on the Polar Class icebreakers. The boats are launched to collect optical information in undisturbed water away from the cutter.