BERTHOLF (WMSL-750) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Coast Guard/Border Patrol

Country of Origin: USA

The BERTHOLF-class national security cutters were originally part of Project Deepwater, the $8 billion effort to recapitalize the Coast Guard's seagoing assets. Due to a variety of problems, Project Deepwater was ultimately terminated in January 2012, with the Coast Guard taking over as lead systems integrator for all acquisition projects. This class is replacing the HAMILTON-class high-endurance cutters (WHECs). The cutters are designed for maritime homeland security, law enforcement,...


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