EADS Delivers 6th HC-144A Maritime Patrol Aircraft to USGC
The Ocean Sentry MPA is part of the fixed wing fleet of aircraft that procures homeland security for the US. The Deepwater Program is a major initiative designed to recapitalise the U.S. Coast Guard with an integrated system of assets and capabilities. The HC-144A was selected to serve as the medium-range surveillance maritime patrol aircraft platform for the U.S. Coast Guard. The Deepwater contract was awarded in 2002 to the (ICGS), a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, to which EADS Military Transport Aircraft Division supplies the aircraft.
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