usa Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron

US Coast Guard


HITRON

1998 to present    




  • Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron US Coast Guard
  • Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron US Coast Guard

Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron
The Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) is a special unit of the US Coast Guard in charge of drug-interdiction and anti-smuggling missions in the Caribbean. Based at Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Florida is equipped with armed helicopters.

The squadron tested an armed version of the MD902 Explorer but commenced operations on December 2000 with Agusta MH-68A Stingray helicopters. On February 2008 transitioned to the MH-65C variant of the Dolphin.

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News about this Rotary Wing Unit :

USCG HITRON Record 500th Drug Bust, 15-Mar-17 : US Coast Guard’s Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) has interdicted 500 vessels transporting approx 422 ton of cocaine and 27 ton of marijuana since 2010


Locations

YearsLocationICAO/FAA
1998/nowNAS JacksonvilleKNIP


Models Login to Edit

YearsModels
2008/nowHH-65 Dolphin
2000/08MH-68A Stingray
1998/00MD900 Explorer

Construction Numbers for HITRON Help Us

C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
11078 mh-68a 2000 1078 : USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N109AH : Agusta Philadelphia toward 1078
11081 mh-68a 2000 1081 : USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N94AH : Agusta Philadelphia toward 1081
11091 mh-68a 2000 1091 : USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N2EN : Agusta Philadelphia toward 1091
11095 mh-68a 2000 1095 : USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N6JE : Agusta Philadelphia toward 1095
11098 mh-68a 2000 1098 : USCG Hitron A109E Power 2000-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N7AD : Agusta Philadelphia toward 1098
11099 mh-68a 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 mh-68a 2001 1109 : USCG Hitron A109E Power 2001-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N109CG : Agusta Philadelphia toward 1109
11113 mh-68a 2001 1113 : USCG Hitron A109E Power 2001-Jan08
AgustaWestland USA N109AL : Agusta Philadelphia toward N109AL
6049 hh-65 6501 : 2008 MH-65C type asg HITRON
6135 hh-65 6518 : 2008 MH-65C type HITRON; May11 MH-65C type HITRON
6044 hh-65 6526 : 2008 MH-65C type HITRON
6221 hh-65 6547 : 2008 HH-65C type at CGAS Kodiak; May11 HH-65C type at HITRON
6222 hh-65 6548 : 24sep17 MH-60D type asg HITRON pictured being refuel on USS Kearsarge (LHD+
6231 hh-65 6554 : 24sep09 HH-65C type pictured (pic1) with HITRON training off the coast of +
6238 hh-65 6558 : 2008 type:MH-65C HITRON
6258 hh-65 6567 : 2008 type:MH-65C HITRON
6296 hh-65 6594 : 2008 MH-65C type asg HITRON
6003 hh-65 6597 : 2008 MH-65C type asg HITRON
900/00010 md900 1995 9010 : USCG Hitron MH-90 Enforcer 1998-2000; rtn to MD
- N9208V : MD Helicopters; 04jul97 pictured (pic1) at Gilze Rijen AB, Netherlands
swedish navy N9208V : Swedish Navy, leased for approx. 2 months mid 1997 for helicopter trials.
- N9208V : WA Developments; Nov05 noted at Sywell, Northamptonshire, UK
- N555WA : N555wa Inc Trustee at Wilmington, DE from Aug07
Eastern Atlantic Helicopters N555WA : Eastern Atlantic Helicopters at Wilmington, DE Mar/Apr 2012
- XA-FAA : Mexico from 2012; Jan16 still
: Jan16, forsale McDonnell Douglas 900 1993; pictured (pic2) ; located in+
: Sep/Dec 2016, forsale McDonnell Douglas 900 1993; pictured (pic3); 7 pass+
: Dec16-Mar17, sold McDonnell Douglas 900 1993; located in Mexico, asking p+
900/00015 md900 1995 9015 : USCG Hitron MH-90 Enforcer 1998-2000; back to MD
- N9015P : MD Helicopters 2000-2001, ex USCG MH-90 Enforcer
Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen OO-NHF : Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV)
emergency medical assistance service OO-NHF : SAMU, op by NHV ; 13apr07 pictured at Le Touquet-Paris-Plage operated as S+
900/00041 md900 1996 9041 : USCG Hitron MH-90 Enforcer 1998-2000; back to MD
MD Helicopters N9213Q : MD Helicopters Aug96
Dutch Police Aviation N9213Q : Politie 2003
MD Helicopters N902LH : MD Helicopters Oct05-Aug07
UAE Government A6-JJJ : UAE Gov Aug07-Oct12, on sale from Jan11
Heli Austria GmbH OE-XII : Heli Austria GmbH from Feb13
: 13feb15 pictured at St Johann Im Pongau Heliport
900/00042 md900 1996 9042 : USCG Hitron MH-90 Enforcer 1998-2000; rtn to MD
MD Helicopters N9201U : McDonnell Douglas
: MD from 2000
Dutch Police Aviation N9201U : Politie by 2011
State of Missouri ? : Cox Air Care from Dec17; First Air Medical MD902 with Genesys Aerosystems +
22 serials found for HITRON


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