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CAPE CHARLES, Va. - Crew from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles demonstrate the capabilities of their new 45-foot Response Boat - Medium, Aug. 24, 2012. The RB-M is a multi-mission boat with primary missions which include search and rescue; ports, waterways, and coastal security; defense readiness and marine environmental protection. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. Also available in high definition.


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This work, Coast Guard Station Cape Charles - New 45' Response Boat - Medium, by PO3 David Weydert, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.24.2012

Date Posted:08.24.2012 3:19PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:152969

VIRIN:120824-G-ZV557-002

Filename:DOD_100473818

Length:00:02:40

Location:CAPE CHARLES, VA, USGlobe

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