Coast Guard rescue four adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound

SAVANNAH, Georgia. — The Coast Guard crews rescue four adults,​ Tuesday, from a​ capsized 50-foot catamaran near the entrance of Ossabaw Sound. An Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin Short-Range Recovery Helicopter (SRR) launched and a rescue swimmer, with a dewatering pump, was lowered the catamaran, which was flooding at the time. The catamaran Leer másCoast Guard rescue four adults from capsized vessel in Ossabaw Sound[…]

Coast Guard HITRON History Series: Capt. Walter Reger

In this documentary series, we spoke with retired Coast Guard Capt. Walter Reger, he was the third commanding officer of HITRON (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron). Coast Guard HITRON operations started as an experiment in 1998 to halt the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. Drug trafficking organizations primarily used “go-fast” boats, high-speed smuggling vessels Leer másCoast Guard HITRON History Series: Capt. Walter Reger[…]

El programa Bell UH-1H Huey II en 2021

El programa de retrofit para el mítico Huey continúa activo en 2021. Este mes Bell Helicopter entregó tres UH-1H Huey II a la Fuerza Aérea Libanesa (LAF), aumentando así su flota del monomotor ya existente. Las aeronaves serán utilizadas para misiones de búsqueda y rescate (SAR), transporte de tropas, extinción de incendios y otros servicios Leer másEl programa Bell UH-1H Huey II en 2021[…]

USCG and Japan Coast Guard strengthen capabilities with a joint exercise

JAPAN — The USCG concluded a joint law-enforcement exercise Sunday with the Japan Coast Guard in the Philippine Sea, furthering interoperability in performing law-enforcement missions. This weekend, ships from the U.S. Coast Guard and Japan Coast Guard conducted exercises near the Ogasawara Islands of Japan. The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and Japan Coast Guard Leer másUSCG and Japan Coast Guard strengthen capabilities with a joint exercise[…]

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