Coast Guard tracking Russian vessel off Hawaiian Coast

Coast Guard tracking Russian vessel off Hawaiian Coast
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter KimballHONOLULU — In recent weeks, the U.S. Coast Guard has continued to monitor a Russian vessel, believed to be an intelligence gathering ship, off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands.   While foreign military vessels may transit freely through the U.S. economic exclusive zone (EEZ), as per customary...

Navy launches a drone from Coast Guard ship in the Middle East for the first time

Navy launches a drone from Coast Guard ship in the Middle East for the first time
(Dec. 7, 2022) An Aerovel Flexrotor unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) takes off from U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) transiting the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 7. U.S. 5th Fleet’s Task Force 59 launched the UAV during Digital Horizon, a three-week event focused on integrating new unmanned and artificial intelligence platforms, including 10 that are in the region for the first...

Coast Guard cutter patrols near Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Coast Guard cutter patrols near Port-au-Prince, Haiti
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC 904) patrols with the Haitian Coast Guard in vicinity of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 12, 2022.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Rachelle Amezcua-Gonzales) MIAMI — The Coast Guard diverted one of its major cutters to patrol near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, at the request of the government of Haiti and in close coordination with the U.S. Department...

Coast Guard encounters Russian and Chinese military in Bering Sea

Coast Guard encounters Russian and Chinese military in Bering Sea
A Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crewmember observing a foreign vessel in the Bering Sea, September 19, 2022. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard Cutter Kimball crew on a routine patrol in the Bering Sea encountered a People’s Republic of China Guided Missile Cruiser, Renhai CG 101, sailing approximately 75 nautical miles north of Kiska Island, Alaska, September 19, 2022. The Kimball crew later identified...

Coast Guard Seizes Heroin Shipment in Gulf of Oman

Coast Guard Seizes Heroin Shipment in Gulf of Oman
Personnel from Coast Guard Cutter Glen Harris (WPC 1144) recover bags of illegal narcotics discarded by a fishing vessel interdicted in the Gulf of Oman, May 31. (U.S. Navy photo) MANAMA, Bahrain – A U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter seized 310 kilograms of heroin worth an estimated U.S. street value of $11 million from a fishing vessel while conducting patrols in the Gulf of Oman, May 31. Coast...

Coast Guard, Navy host international exercise with Royal Canadian Navy

Coast Guard, Navy host international exercise with Royal Canadian Navy
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Blue Shark [WPB 87360] and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Osprey [WPB 87307] flank HMCS Saskatoon and HMCS Yellowknife from the Royal Canadian Navy during a joint exercise in the Salish Sea on Feb. 17, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Strohmaier)SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy concluded a two-day joint exercise on Feb....

Coast Guard engages in training with Royal Australian Navy

Coast Guard engages in training with Royal Australian Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMLS-755) file photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — U.S. Coast Guard members aboard the Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) participated in a cooperative three-day at-sea exercise with the Royal Australian Navy in the South China Sea Saturday through Monday. The joint training engagement included joint operations, professional exchanges, and multi-unit maneuvering at sea...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro arrives in Western Pacific for months-long deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Munro arrives in Western Pacific for months-long deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Munro sets underway for a scheduled deployment in the Western Pacific Ocean July, 23, 2021. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kevin G. Rivas. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Legend-class Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) arrived in the Western Pacific Sunday from its homeport in Alameda for a months-long deployment to the region. The crew is operating in support of United States Indo-Pacific...

Coast Guard commissions 44th Fast Response Cutter, Glen Harris

Coast Guard commissions 44th Fast Response Cutter, Glen Harris
Members of the Coast Guard Cutter Glen Harris “man the rails” during the vessel’s commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Fort Macon in Beaufort, North Carolina, Aug. 6, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Paige Hause) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The USCGC Glen Harris (WPC 1144) became the U.S. Coast Guard’s newest fast response cutter during...