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Fast Response Cutter A (FRC-A) WPC Patrol Coastal

Length 140-147 feet
Displacement 200 Tons
Speed 30 kts Propulsion (4) 3,650 BHP Diesel Engines
Range 1,200 NM
Range 2,950 NM at Economical Speed
Endurance 7 Days
Aircraft None
Boats Stern Ramp (1) Short Range Prosecutor (SRP)
Crew 2 (O), 18-20 (E)
Armament 30MM Gun,
.50 Caliber Gun
Replenishment Fueling at Sea, Vertical Replenishment
Tow Bitt Standard
Bridge 360 Visibility, Integrated Bridge
Capability Changes:
2002 Baseline Capability 2004 MNS Capability Improvements
Deepwater Interoperability DHS/DoD Interoperability
N/a U/W Detection
30MM Gun Remote Weapons & AT/FP Suite
Baseline C4 Suite Redundant, Hardened C4
Threat Receiver ASCM Defense Survivability
20-Yr Steel Hull 40-Yr Composite Hull
System Quantity58 43-58*
Cost in FY2002$$18M $40M [Delta: $22M]
* Displays a range of assets, final fleet size will be, at a minimum, sufficient to meet the Coast Guard's long-term performance goals.

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