Del'd: 8 - 2000 to 2008



  • US Coast Guard MH-68A Stingray
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 (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron) TEN program.

They were mainly used from Jacksonville, Florida against fast speed smuggler boats.

Airframes were returned to Agusta after lease ended january 31, 2008


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AgustaWestland Signs US Coast Guard Contract Extension, 01-Feb-03 : AgustaWestland signed a contract for a continuation of its U.S. Coast Guard HITRON (Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron) program. Eight A109, as MH-68A, used since 2000 from Jacksonville, Florida

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

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



Construction Numbers 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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