Coast Guard rescue mariner from oil tanker 22 nm off Sabine, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a 35-year-old male from a crude oil tanker 22 nautical miles south of Sabine, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston command center watchstanders received a​ call at 10:36 p.m. from the anchored tanker Pacific Ruby stating that a crewman was exhibiting abnormal lethargic behavior and Leer másCoast Guard rescue mariner from oil tanker 22 nm off Sabine, Texas[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct SAR exercise off San Diego coast

SAN DIEGO​ —​ Coast Guard​ personnel, San Diego and Los Angeles county lifeguards, harbor police, emergency response organizations and first responders conducted a mass SAR exercise off the San Diego coast Tuesday.​ The purpose of the search and rescue exercise was to improve coordination, communication and response techniques among the participating agencies during a mass Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies conduct SAR exercise off San Diego coast[…]

Coast Guard aircrew rescue swimmer in distress in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60T Jayhawk crew rescue a swimmer in distress just off Rompe Olas Beach near downtown Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.​ Rescued was Mabel Ramos, mid thirties, after she was pulled out by the current, approximately a mile from shore.​ Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector San Juan received a Leer másCoast Guard aircrew rescue swimmer in distress in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico[…]

Coast Guard MH-60T aircrew rescue fisherman 57 nm off Westport, WA

GRAYS HARBOR, Wash.​ —​ A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue a man (medevac) who was experiencing distressed medical symptoms from a charter fishing vessel​ Thursday, approximately 57 nautical miles off Westport. At 11:46 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received the initial distress call via VHF-FM radio on channel 16. The​ crew of the 51-foot vessel Ranger Leer másCoast Guard MH-60T aircrew rescue fisherman 57 nm off Westport, WA[…]

Coast Guard rescue 3 from vessel sinks off Long Branch, New Jersey

LONG BRANCH, New Jersey — Coast Guard crewmembers rescue three people after their vessel began taking on water 3 nautical miles east of Long Branch, Sunday.​ Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received the initial notification from the Monmouth County 911 dispatcher at 9:14 A.M. that three people aboard a sinking vessel were in Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 from vessel sinks off Long Branch, New Jersey[…]

HITRON History Series: Kevin Gavin, Capt. USCG (Ret)

In this documentary series, the USCG spoke with Captain Kevin Gavin (Retired) from HITRON (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron). Gavin was the Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron Commanding Officer from 2014-17. He was also stationed at HITRON as a line pilot from 2000-03 when the unit was just getting started. Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron operations started as Leer másHITRON History Series: Kevin Gavin, Capt. USCG (Ret)[…]

Canadian and U.S. Coast Guard conduct Arctic SAR exercise

ALAMEDA — The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews conducted an Arctic search and rescue (SAR) exercise and professional exchange with members of the Canadian Rangers near Resolute Bay, in Nunavut, Canada, Sept. 6, 2021, during the Cutter Healy’s (WAGB 20) Northwest Passage transit. The search and rescue exercise enhanced interoperability and effectiveness of response Leer másCanadian and U.S. Coast Guard conduct Arctic SAR exercise[…]

Airbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the Army​ National Guard​

Columbus, Mississippi, 07 September​ 2021​ – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has delivered the first UH-72B, the latest variant of its Lakota helicopter, to the U.S. Army National Guard from its production facility in Columbus, Mississippi. This delivery is the first of 18 UH-72B Lakota helicopters currently on order to support the National Guard’s critical missions. “With the Leer másAirbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the Army​ National Guard​[…]

Airbus highlights space, defence and helicopters at DSEi

London, 07 September 2021 – Airbus will showcase its leading range of products and services in the defence, space, secure communications and helicopter segments at the DSEi exhibition at Excel, London 14-17 September. The Airbus stand H6-122 will feature models of the A400M new generation airlifter and Skynet 6A military communications satellite, plus a large new Leer másAirbus highlights space, defence and helicopters at DSEi[…]

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