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
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.
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|C/N||Built||ID In this Organisation||In other Org|
|11078||2000|| 1078: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08|| N109AH: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1078 |
|11081||2000|| 1081: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08|| N94AH: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1081 |
|11091||2000|| 1091: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08|| N2EN: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1091 |
|11095||2000|| 1095: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08|| N6JE: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1095 |
|11098||2000|| 1098: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08|| N7AD: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1098 |
|11099||2000|| 1099: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08|| 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|| N109CG: Agusta Philadelphia toward 1109 |
|11113||2001|| 1113: USCG Hitron A109E Power 2001-Jan08|| N109AL: Agusta Philadelphia toward N109AL |