Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: USCG Atlantic Area’s reliance on creaking cutters shows scale of recapitalisation

16th July 2020 - 15:59 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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With nearly a third of the USCG’s Atlantic Area cutter force having been in service for more than 50 years, senior officials have repeatedly called for recapitalisation efforts to modernise a fleet creaking at the seams. 

The USCG splits its fleet into two main forces, the Atlantic Area ...

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