USCG Air Assets get AIS Capability

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The Defense Media Network published an informative article by Craig Collins about the modernization of the US Coast Guard air fleet, including the addition of AIS to the mission package.

“…a Coast Guard airplane pilot will no longer have to identify another mission asset – a ship or an aircraft – by flying close enough to make visual or radio contact; the Minotaur package integrates the Automatic Identification System (AIS), so that the crew will instantly know who’s in the area, and where they are.”

Click here to read the full article about the Minotaur software package, jointly developed with the US Navy, and its significant impact on the common operating picture of the US Coast Guard.