HC-27J APO receives final C-27J Spartan
The HC-27J Asset Project Office (APO) has received the US Coast Guard’s (USCG) 14th and final C-27J Spartan surveillance aircraft following regeneration from storage.
The 14 C-27Js have been transferred from the US Air Force, and regenerated under a process involving inspection, verification and repair.
The first C-27J was delivered to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, at the end of September to begin the mission system integration process.
Of the coast guard’s other 13 C-27Js, seven are stationed at the HC-27J APO in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Five are used for training curriculum and maintenance procedure development and two are undergoing regularly scheduled long-term maintenance. Six aircraft operate out of Air Station Sacramento, California.
The C-27Js will support the USCG's maritime patrol, drug and migrant interdiction, disaster response and search and rescue operations.
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