Coast Guard Assets

Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.

110-foot Island class

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Characteristics
Length: 110 feet
Beam: 21 feet
Sustained Speed: 28 to 30 knots
Range: 3,380 nautical miles at 8 knots
Ice breaking One Mk. 38 25 mm cannon; two .50 caliber machine guns
Summary
The 110-foot Island-class patrol boat missions consist of maritime homeland security, migrant interdiction, drug interdiction, defense operations, fisheries enforcement and search and rescue.
Description

The 100-foot Island-class patrol boats are a U.S. Coast Guard modification of a highly successful British-designed patrol boat. It has excellent range and seakeeping capabilities. The cutters are equipped with advanced electronics and navigation equipment. The 154-foot Sentinel-class patrol boats are slated to replace the Island class.