US-2 – A Force Mul­ti­plier

SP's NavalForces - - TECHNOLOGY -

In ad­di­tion to the roles dis­cussed, the US-2 could be em­ployed ef­fec­tively for many other mul­ti­far­i­ous mar­itime mis­sions such as: Surveil­lance, re­con­nais­sance, in­tel­li­gence gath­er­ing in the EEZ and on high seas Long-range oceanic search and res­cue and ca­su­alty evac­u­a­tion Ex­tended range visit, board, search and seizure op­er­a­tions Con­duct of anti-piracy mis­sions Mon­i­tor­ing, ser­vic­ing and pro­tec­tion of off­shore as­sets Hu­man­i­tar­ian as­sis­tance and dis­as­ter re­lief op­er­a­tions Coun­ter­ing il­le­gal im­mi­grants, small arms, drugs trafficking at sea and con­trol­ling derelicts Preven­tion of toxic cargo dump­ing at sea Support for deep sea min­ing ac­tiv­i­ties and off­shore cable lay­ing In­lands lakes and river­ine cargo and trans­port op­er­a­tions in support of the lo­cal pop­u­la­tion or army op­er­a­tions

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