Air and Marine Operations (AMO) comprises approx 1,800 federal agents and mission support personnel, 240 aircraft, and 300 marine vessels operating throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. They interdict unlawful people and cargo approaching US borders, investigates criminal networks, provides domain awareness in the air and maritime environments, and responds to national contingencies as required.
News of US Customs and Border Protection
Hoist Rescue Training fo CBP Black Hawk, 30-Mar-17 : Priority 1 Air Rescue (P1AR) to deliver Advanced Search and Rescue (SAR) Hoist Rescue Training to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) UH-60 Black Hawk crews
Alabama Sends Second Lakota to Mexico's Border, 23-Aug-16 : Alabama Army National Guard sent two of its four UH-72 Lakota to Marana, Arizona to assist U.S. Border Patrol agencies protecting the border with Mexico
All Metal MS Products for U.S. Border Patrol AS350, 15-Dec-15 : All Metal MS delivers custom AS350 “Safety First” maintenance stands, cowling racks and blade racks to the United States Border Protection in San Diego, California
First Overhauled UH-1N Delivered to the CBP, 13-Feb-15 : First of 8 former Marines UH-1N helicopter was completely overhauled and delivered to the US Customs and Border Protection’s Office. Cost is $1.3 million per helicopter, replacement would cost $9.8
Army National Guard Lakotas support Border Patrol, 22-Jan-15 : Soldiers from states across the country are part of Operation Phalanx to provide helicopters in support of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the US-Mexico border in south Texas since 2012