Wednesday, August 08, 2007
New CBP A&M Units?
I've been receiving information that there is a new call sign being heard on some of the Customs & Border Protection radio nets in the Southwest US. Listeners in Arizona have started reporting references to "1100 TAC" units, sometimes in association with CBP air units. The call sign does not appear to refer to a base location or station, but mobiles that operate as a group under that call. Sounds like it could be a Task Force unit of some kind, perhaps National Guard units working along the border?
Also, the CBP division that we used to refer to as Air Marine Interdiction Division (AMID) is now simply Air & Marine:
And it appears that the CBP A&M has added two AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters to its aircraft fleet: