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Cutter deployments point to bigger role in Western Pacific

  • COAST GUARD / FEB. 21
                                The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Kimball and Japan Coast Guard ship Akitsushima, two of the services’ newest and most capable vessels, conduct exercises near the Ogasawara Islands of Japan.

    COAST GUARD / FEB. 21

    The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Kimball and Japan Coast Guard ship Akitsushima, two of the services’ newest and most capable vessels, conduct exercises near the Ogasawara Islands of Japan.

The Coast Guard’s five newest cutters in Honolulu — including two of the service’s most capable 418-foot vessels — continue to reach farther across the Pacific to combat illegal fishing and counter the growing influence of China. Read more

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