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2009
RB-M Featured on "America's Most Wanted"
Mar. 2, 2009 - John Walsh and the crew of the TV show, "America's Most Wanted" visited Sector Key West, Fla. on Feb. 24, to film an episode of the program profiling smuggling operations.

District 7: New Response Boat Flexes CG Sea Muscles
The Coast Guard has just ratcheted things up a notch with the addition of the 45-foot Response Boat-Medium.

Acquisition Directorate Delivers RB-Ms for Operations on the Gulf Coast and Training on the East Coast
Feb. 19, 2009 - On January 19, 2009, the Coast Guard’s Acquisition Directorate delivered Response Boat – Medium (RB-M) 45606 to Station Port Aransas in Texas.  This marked the sixth RB-M delivered to date. On February 12, 2009, the seventh RB-M (45607) was delivered to Training Center (TRACEN) Yorktown’s Boat Forces Center in Yorktown, Virginia.
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Coast Guard Marks Response Boat-Medium Deliveries, Continues Operational Test Missions
Jan 2009 - As the Coast Guard prepares to deliver its sixth Response Boat- Medium (RB-M), the service’s Capabilities and Acquisition Directorates are conducting a vigorous operational test and evaluation of the new craft.

RB-M Successfully Supports Response to US Airways Ditch in New York’s Hudson River
Jan. 16, 2009 - Always ready, the Coast Guard’s new Response Boat - Medium (RB-M) responded to a passenger airline ditch in New York’s Hudson River Thursday afternoon. 

 
2008

New Response Boat-Medium Leads Interdiction Operation off the Marquesas Key
Nov. 11, 2008 - Just one month after the delivery ceremony at Coast Guard Station Key West, the Response Boat – Medium’s (RB-M) enhanced capabilities are proving valuable to law enforcement operations in the area. 

Blog: Commandant Visit to the RB-M Production Facility in Greenbay, WI
Nov. 7 - 2008 - On Thursday (6 Nov) I was in Greenbay, WI for the ribbon cutting on the new ACE Marine facility. ACE (Aluminum Center of Excellence) Marine is the Marinette facility that is the second production line for the RB-M.

Coast Guard Accepts New Response Boat-Medium, Rescue 21 Communications System
Oct. 6, 2008 - KEY WEST, Fla. - The U.S. Coast Guard formally accepted and introduced its new Response Boat-Medium and Rescue 21 advanced communications system during a ceremony held Oct. 6 at Coast Guard Sector Key West.

"We're thrilled at the capabilities these assets bring to our efforts," said Capt. Scott Buschman, Key West sector commander.  "Our men and women are excited to finally have the cutting edge in response boat and search and rescue communications." Video IconCheck out video>>

Coast Guard's Response Boat-Medium Showcased in D.C.
Sept. 24, 2008 - A new 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RB-M) passes by the Washington Monument on the Potomac River during a capabilities demonstration, Sept. 24, 2008.

Coast Guard Accepts Second Response Boat-Medium
Aug.t 7, 2008 - Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment accepted the Coast Guard's newest multi-mission platform, Response Boat-Medium (RB-M) CG-45602, in Ilwaco, Wash., August 7, 2008, three days after celebrating the service's 218th birthday.

RB-M Project Marks First Delivery; Begins Operational Test & Evaluation Period
May 2008 - On April 7, 2008, Coast Guard Station Little Creek, Va., took delivery of the first Response Boat-Medium (RB-M): hull No. CG 45601.

Coast Guard's Newest Boat Debuts Today at Station Little Creek
April 7, 2008 - The Coast Guard's newest multi-mission asset, the 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RB-M), makes its debut at Coast Guard Station Little Creek Va., today.  

Acquisition Update: First Response Boat-Medium Delivered
March 31, 2008 - On March 31, 2008, the U.S. Coast Guard took delivery of its first Response Boat–Medium from Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC). 

RBM Videos
Links to other videos
  1. Video IconRB-M Demonstration, Training Center Yorktown
  2. Video IconRB-M Training, Port Aransas
  3. Video IconRB-M Debut, CGAS New York
  4. Video IconRB-M, CGAS Milwaukee
  5. Video IconRB-M, CGAS Key West
  6. Video IconRB-M Demonstration on Potomac River, Washington DC
  7. Video IconPentagon Channel: RB-M Introduction
  8. Video IconRB-M Overview Video
  9. Video IconRB-M Self-Righting Videohttp://cgvi.uscg.mil/media/main.php?g2_itemId=480028 Americas Most wanted video
 
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