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USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1)

Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) / Joint High Speed Support Vessel (JHSV)

USNS Spearhead serves the US Military Sealift Command as a high speed vessel - reaching some 43 knots.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 7/19/2017
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Year: 2012
Ships-in-Class: 10
Named Ships: USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1); USNS Choctaw County (JHSV-2); USNS Millinocket (JHSV-3); USNS Fall River (JHSV-4); USNS Trenton (JHSV-5); USNS Brunswick (JHSV-6); USNS Carson City (JHSV-7); USNS Yuma (JHSV-8); USNS Bismarck (JHSV-9); USNS Burlington (JHSV-10)
Complement: 350
Length: 338 ft (103.02 m)
Width: 93.5 ft (28.50 m)
Height: 12.6 ft (3.84 m)
Propulsion: 4 x MTU 20V8000 M71L diesel engines with 4 x ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears.
Speed (Surface): 43 kts (49 mph)
Operators: United States


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Air Wing

1 x Medium-lift helicopter
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