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USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1)


Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) / Joint High Speed Support Vessel (JHSV) (2012)


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USNS Spearhead serves the US Military Sealift Command as a high speed vessel - reaching some 43 knots.



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Specifications



Service Year
2012

Origin
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United States

Complement
350
PERSONNEL


Class
Spearhead-class
Number-in-Class
10
VESSELS
Ships-in-Class


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)


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(OPERATORS list includes past, present, and future operators when applicable)
Amphibious Assault
A shallow draught, and other qualities, give this vessel the ability to support amphibious assault operations close-to-shore.


Length
338.0 ft
103.02 m
Beam
93.5 ft
28.50 m
Draught
12.6 ft
3.84 m


Installed Power: 4 x MTU 20V8000 M71L diesel engines with 4 x ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears.
Surface Speed
43.0 kts
(49.5 mph)


kts = knots | mph = miles-per-hour | nm = nautical miles | mi = miles | km = kilometers

1 kts = 1.15 mph | 1 nm = 1.15 mi | 1 nm = 1.85 km
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Supported Types




(Not all weapon types may be represented in the showcase above)
1 x Medium-lift helicopter


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