Fast Response Cutter Arrives on Guam, Named For First Woman to Enlist in Coast Guard, 102 Years Ago
The first of three Fast Response Cutters (FRC) arrived at Apra Harbor in Guam this week, after a 10,000-nautical mile two-month journey.
The Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard, which traveled from Key West, Florida to Guam, is equipped with advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems and boast greater range and endurance.
The new FRCs will replace the 30-year old 110-foot Island-class patrol boats.
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