SENTINEL (WPC-1101) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Coast Guard/Border Patrol


Country of Origin: USA

This cutter class is a component of the Project Deepwater contract of June 24, 2002. The first unit originally was scheduled to enter service in 2017, but due to the failure of the ISLAND-class modernization program, very severe corrosion and hull cracking and the rapid aging of the remaining 41 units of the class, the Coast Guard attempted to move this program up by 10 years. The class is a lineal successor to the ISLAND class, also known as the FARALLON class. HULL: Early designs...

 

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