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  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) successfully completed Acceptance Trials (AT) on March 13, 2015 in the Gulf of Mexico; the last significant milestone before delivery of the ship. This milestone achievement involved the performance of intense comprehensive tests by the Navy while underway, which demonstrated the operation of the ship’s major systems […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Industry news

      The third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) is taking shape on the waterfront in Mobile, Alabama. The first of 43 modules for JHSV 3 have been successfully transported from the Module Manufacturing Facility (MMF) and erected in the final assembly bay on the waterfront. The most recent module transported, at just under 90 per […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy is deploying joint high speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) to Central and South America and the Caribbean to conduct subject-matter expert exchanges and orientations in support of a regional exercise, June 15 to Oct. 10. The exercise, Southern Partnership Station – JHSV 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15), is an annual international exercise that […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Industry news

    Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) 2, the future USNS Choctaw County, conducted builder’s sea trials March 7-8, in Mobile, Ala. The ship, now under construction at Austal USA, is the second ship of the JHSV class. Builder’s trials are a significant step in the construction and delivery of a ship to the fleet and are […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Industry news

    Austal Limited (Austal) announced its first-in-class Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV 1) delivered to the US Navy, USNS Spearhead, has successfully completed initial operational testing and evaluation. With testing complete, JHSV 1 will soon be available to undertake missions for the US Navy. The US Navy’s operational tests saw JHSV 1 undergo maritime missions, replenishment, […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members from U.S. 4th Fleet and Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) were onboard Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV-1) from 5-12 June executing a multi-faceted experiment examining the JHSV’s ability to conduct alternate missions.   The main goal for the experimentation campaign, co-developed by the Navy’s Fleet Experimentation (FLEX) program with and in support […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy christened its sixth of ten Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV) on May 9 at Austal’s shipyard in Mobile, Ala. USNS Brunswick, a 338-foot shallow draft aluminum catamaran, is a multi-mission, non-combatant transport vessel characterized by its high volume, high speed, and flexibility. It is the fourth ship to be named Brunswick after the seaport […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Industry news

    As an M1A1 Abrams tank roared across a giant aluminum ramp, atop a motion simulator that mimicked crashing waves, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) two weeks ago completed a successful demonstration of a new lightweight ramp intended for use on the U.S. Navy’s Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV).   The advanced ramp would provide […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Industry news

    USNS Spearhead, the US Navy’s first Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), sailed away from the Austal USA shipyard Jan. 19 en route to its layberth in Little Creek, Va. Manned for the first time by the ship’s crew, Spearhead will now begin a period of operational test and trials prior to conducting missions later this […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Industry news

    The Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) successfully completed final contract trials, the Navy announced July 25. Final contract trials, or FCT, are a component of a ship’s post-delivery test period and mark the final in-depth examination of a newly constructed ship to ensure it meets Navy standards and requirements. Spearhead completed […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy accepted delivery of the USNS Trenton (JHSV 5), its fifth joint high speed vessel, April 13. Having completed acceptance trials only a month ago, the ship continues to meet key milestones as it progresses towards operational status. Now delivered to the Navy, the ship’s crew will begin move-aboard and familiarization before the […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Industry news

    USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3) successfully launched on June 5, from the Austal USA shipyard in Mobile, Ala. The third joint high speed vessel is a versatile, non-combatant, transport ship that will be used for fast intra-theater transportation of troops, military vehicles and equipment.  “This launch is an important achievement for the program, as it’s the […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

      Austal USA launched the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) the future USNS Trenton from its shipyard Sept. 30. Launch is a major milestone for a ship and its class, signifying that the vessel is ready to enter the final stages of construction. USNS Trenton will be the U.S. Navy’s fifth Joint High Speed Vessel […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command (MSC) joint high-speed vessel USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2) moored for the first time at Naval Weapons Station Cheatham Annex Dec. 1 for a weeklong proof of concept trial. The trial is a collaborative effort between Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group (NAVELSG), Navy Cargo Handling Battalion 1 (NCHB 1) and Navy […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The US Navy’s newest joint high speed vessel (JHSV 6), the future USNS Brunswick, was launched from the Austal USA Shipyard May 19. With the 338-foot Joint High Speed Vessel entering the water for the first time, the ship will undergo final outfitting and testing before sea trials and delivery to the Navy later this […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command, arrived in Cartagena, Colombia for the Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15) mission, Sept. 16. On Spearhead’s fourth stop it delivered three Adaptive Force Package (AFP) elements ashore- Navy Divers, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technicians and a Mass […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities

    Joint forces arrive in Honduras, July 12, in support of Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15). SPS-JHSV 15 is a joint force comprised of adapted forces including divers, explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians, corpsmen, Seabees, intel personnel, preventive medicine specialists, and communication specialists, from the Navy, Marines, Army and Air Force. Through […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Austal and the U.S. Navy celebrated the keel-laying of the future USNS Brunswick (JHSV 6), the second keel-laying ceremony for the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) program since the beginning of the year. Brunswick (JHSV 6) is one of ten Austal-designed 103-meter (338-foot) U.S. Navy JHSVs under contract. There have been four JHSVs delivered since […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Training & Education

      The first ship in the Navy’s new Joint High Speed Vessel class, the future USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), completed Builder’s Sea Trials, April 19, in Mobile, Ala. JHSV 1 is a versatile, non-combatant, transport ship that will be used for fast intra-theater transportation of troops, military vehicles, and equipment. The ship is being built […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Industry news

    Austal’s US shipyard has celebrated the official start of fabrication for the third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV 3), one of seven Austal-designed 103 metre US Navy Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV) under contract with the US Department of Defense. “The race is on,” said Austal USA President and Chief Operating Officer, Joe Rella. “The […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command (MSC), completed Fleet Experimentation (FLEX) period two from July 15 – 22. Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 FLEX phase 2 explored JHSV’s ability to support broader maritime C2 capabilities, by supporting the organic deployment of two un-manned aerial systems (UAS), Scan Eagle and […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Diver and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician training teams completed their second stop of the SPS-JHSV 15 mission on August 21 in Big Creek, Belize as part of the Adaptive Force Package (AFP) onboard USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by the Military Sealift Command. USNS Spearhead is deployed in support of SPS-JHSV 15, a […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Southern Partnership Station Joint High Speed Vessel 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14) mission came to an end and the vessel returned from deployment Oct. 7 after concluding a successful four-month deployment involving subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) in Belize, Guatemala, Colombia, and Honduras. SPS-JHSV 14 focused on building partner capacity with host-nation counterparts and fostering relationships […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Industry news

    Austal christened USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) on January 10th at its state-of-the-art shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. USNS Trenton is the fifth of ten Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV) that Austal has under contract with the U.S. Navy as part of an overall 10-ship block-buy contract worth over $1.6 billion. The 338-foot catamaran vessel was named […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Industry news

    A ceremony celebrating the laying and authentication of the keel of the future USNS Trenton (JHSV 5) was held at the Austal USA shipyard, yesterday.   The keel was authenticated by the ship’s sponsor, Virginia Kamsky, who confirmed that it was truly and fairly laid. Although the laying of the keel has historically signified the […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Training & Education

    The Navy will christen the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) Choctaw County, named for three U.S. counties, located in Mississippi, Alabama and Oklahoma, which share the county’s name, during a ceremony in Mobile, Ala., Sept. 15. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will deliver the ceremony’s principal address. Women from Ackerman High School’s class of […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s fourth Joint High Speed Vessel, USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) completed Acceptance Trials testing and evaluations in the Gulf of Mexico on July 25.   The ship’s trials included dockside testing to clear the ship for sea and rigorous at-sea trials during which the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) evaluated […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Industry news

    Austal held a keel-laying ceremony for the third Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), one of nine Austal-designed 103-metre US Navy Joint High Speed Vessels under contract with the US Navy. Austal invited Representative Jo Bonner to authenticate the keel. He was assisted by Jeff Cellon who is an “A” Class welder that has been part […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Industry news

    On October 1, 2012, Austal USA successfully completed the launch process of the second Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), the recently christened USNS Choctaw County (JHSV 2). This 103-metre high-speed catamaran represents the US Department of Defense’s next generation multi-use platform. It is part of a 10-ship program potentially worth over US$1.6 billion. Brian Leathers, […]