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agusta MH-68A Stingray

in usa US Coast Guard


Del'd: 8 - 2000 to 2008







MH-68A Stingray US Coast Guard

History of this Model in this Organisation:

In 2000, Agusta was awarded a contract by the US Coast Guard calling for the supply of eight A109 Powers as the MH-68 for the USCG s HITRON TEN program. Airframes were returned to Agusta after lease ended january 31, 2008




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News about this Model in this Organisation:

AgustaWestland Signs Us Coast Guard Contract Extension, 01-Feb-03 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica and GKN Company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract for a continuation of its U.S. Coast Guard HITRON (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron) program. This contract covers a one-year lease term, for a value approaching $12 million, renewable for up to four additional years. The contract covers the current eight helicopters, with an option to add up to two (2) additional aircraft, at the direction of the Coast Guard.

USCG MH-68 / A109 Fleet Yields Fast Pay-Off, 22-Mar-02 : The U.S. Coast Guard's first patrols using tough new tactics employing armed MH-68s, a dedicated version of the twin-engine Agusta A109 Power helicopter, scored a perfect three busts in three attempts against drug-laden speedboats bound for U.S. shores. The U.S. Coast Guard’s three interdictions netted a combined total of more than 13,000 pounds of cocaine along with several arrests.


Units with this Model in this Organisation:

YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2000/08HITRON NAS Jacksonville








Construction Numbers of this Model in this Organisation: Help Us    

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    11078 2000     1078: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N109AH: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1078
    11081 2000     1081: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N94AH: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1081
    11091 2000     1091: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N2EN: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1091
    11095 2000     1095: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N6JE: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1095
    11098 2000     1098: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N7AD: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1098
    11099 2000     1099: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N6VZ: Agusta Corp from Oct00

Agusta Corp from Jan08; AgustaWestland, PA from Aug11

25apr15 at Millville, NJ
    11109 2001     1109: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2001-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N109CG: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1109
    11113 2001     1113: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2001-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N109AL: Agusta Philadelphia toward N109AL
    8 C/N found in this Organisation






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