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PEO Ships Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV)


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General Characteristics
The JHSV Program provides high speed, shallow draft transportation capability to support the intra-theater maneuver of personnel, supplies and equipment for the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Army.

Builder: Austal USA

Hull Material: Aluminum

Speed: 35-40 knots

Displacement: 600 short tons 1,200 nautical miles

Propulsion: Water Jet

Dimensions:
• Length: 338 feet (103 meters )
• Beam: 93.5 feet (28.5 meters)

Draft: < 15 feet (4.57 meters)

Range: Self deploy

Crew: 22-40 civilian mariners

Ships:
• USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) delivered
• USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) delivered
• USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) delivered
• USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) delivered
• Trenton (JHSV 5) under construction
• Brunswick (JHSV 6) under construction
• Carson City (JHSV 7) under construction
• Yuma (JHSV 8) under construction
• Bismarck (JHSV 9) under construction
• Burlington (JHSV 10) under construction

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