|Seville, Spain – Members of the Coast Guard’s acceptance team were on hand to accept delivery of the 17th HC-144A Ocean Sentry. The aircraft will be one of three Ocean Sentries operating from Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard photo.|
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the 17th HC-144A Ocean Sentry Maritime Patrol Aircraft March 20, 2014, at the Airbus Military factory in Seville, Spain. When the newest Ocean Sentry arrives in the United States, the Coast Guard will induct it into the Aviation Configuration Management System at the Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center, Elizabeth City, N.C.