Coastal Riverine Squadron (CORIVRON) Eight
Coastal Riverine Squadron (CORIVRON) 8 is responsible for maintaining unit-level readiness of its assigned companies to inclue the requirement to train individuals to deploy in support of mission tasking. CORIVRON 8 is a multi-service (Navy/Coast Guard) hardware-equipped, C4ISR embedded, deployable asset that provides centralized planning, control, coordination and integration of its Boat and Security Departments. CORIVRON 8's Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) missions include harbor and homeland defense, coastal surveillance and special missions. CORIVRON 8 conducts FP of strategic shipping and naval vessels operating in the inshore and coastal areas, anchorages and harbors, from bare beach to sophisticated port facilities.
Source: CNIC NS Newport