USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1)

USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1)


Mobile, Alabama (AL), US
USNS Spearhead is the first ship in the Spearhead-class Joint High Speed Vessel, to be operated by the Military Sealift Command and christened on 17 September 2011.

The Spearhead class Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) is a United States Navy-led shipbuilding program to provide "a platform intended to support users in the Department of the Navy and Department of the Army. The Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) program is a cooperative effort for a high-speed, shallow draft vessel intended for rapid intratheater transport of medium-sized cargo payloads. The JHSV will reach speeds of 35–45 knots (65–83 km/h; 40–52 mph) and will allow for the rapid transit and deployment of conventional or special forces as well as equipment and supplies."
USNS Spearhead is the first ship in the Spearhead-class Joint High Speed Vessel, to be operated by the Military Sealift Command and christened on 17 September 2011.

The Spearhead class Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) is a United States Navy-led shipbuilding program to provide "a platform intended to support users in the Department of the Navy and Department of the Army. The Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) program is a cooperative effort for a high-speed, shallow draft vessel intended for rapid intratheater transport of medium-sized cargo payloads. The JHSV will reach speeds of 35–45 knots (65–83 km/h; 40–52 mph) and will allow for the rapid transit and deployment of conventional or special forces as well as equipment and supplies."
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By: kjfitz

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@ 2013-02-22 10:53:12
USNS Spearhead is the first ship in the Spearhead-class Joint High Speed Vessel, to be operated by the Military Sealift Command and christened on 17 September 2011.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USNS_Spearhead
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@ 2013-02-22 10:59:24
Thanks! Fixed.

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