Explore the aircraft, cutters and boats used by the Coast Guard to conduct various missions throughout the world.
April 26, 2019
26-foot over-the-horizon cutter boat
The 26-foot over-the-horizon cutter boat supports multiple assets to include the national security cutters, medium endurance cutters and the fast response cutters. The boats conduct search and rescue, drug interdiction, alien migrant interdiction operations, living marine resources, defense readiness, and ports, waterway and coastal security
35-foot long range interceptor II cutter boat
The 35-foot long range interceptor II is a cutter boat that can be deployed in variety of missions including law enforcement, search and rescue, migrant interdiction and special operations. It also supports patrol missions in large search areas.
38-foot arctic survey boat
The 38-foot arctic survey boat is aboard the Polar Class icebreakers and used to conduct science operations.
65-foot small harbor tug
The 65-foot small harbor tugs are multi-mission cutters. Their primary missions are domestic ice breaking, port security, search and rescue, and law enforcement operations on rivers and inland areas.
65-foot inland buoy tender
The 65-foot inland buoy tender services fixed and floating short range aids to navigation along the coastal and inland waterways. The inland buoy tender also provides a Federal presence for the inland waterways and western rivers, conducting ports, waterways and coastal security; search and rescue; marine environmental protection; and marine safety missions.
100-foot inland buoy tender
The 100-foot inland buoy tenders primary missions are to ensure the safety of mariners by establishing and maintaining essential navigation aids along established waterways. The 65-foot and 100-foot inland buoy tenders collectively average more than 55 years in age.
27-foot utility boat-medium
The 27-foot utility boat-medium is designed for law enforcement, recreational boating safety, search and rescue and aids to navigation missions.
Special purpose craft
The special purpose crafts are designed to meet specific mission requirements or provide a capable and safe asset in unique operating environment.
Aids to navigation boats
These boats assist in maintaining the nearly 50,000 navigation aids on the marine transportation system.
32-foot transportable port security boat
The 32-foot transportable port security boat provides for defense readiness operations in United States and sometime overseas.