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  • 12 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), operated by Military Sealift Command, arrived in Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15), Aug. 11. During the visit, Sailors and civil service mariners assigned to USNS Spearhead will also participate in a community relations event with the local population to clean up […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) entered Dakar, Senegal, on January 29. USNS Spearhead is currently deployed as part of the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station. Spearhead is working with African partner nations to enhance maritime security off the coast of […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    USNS Spearhead (EPF 1) returned to Mayport Oct. 9, after deploying from early June to early October in support of Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15). USNS Spearhead (EPF 1), formerly known as USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) returned to Mayport to drop off members of the crew before it returns to Norfolk, […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    Joint High Speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in the Dominican Republic June 17 after transporting members of U.S. Marine Corps 4th Law Enforcement Battalion (LEB) and associated equipment in support of Exercise Tradewinds 2014.   This event is a key part of Southern Partnership Station Joint High Speed Vessel 2014 (SPS-JHSV 14), which […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities

    Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners and U.S., Spanish and British Marines conduct the Gabon phase of Spearhead’s support to Africa Partnership Station in Port Gentil, Gabon, April 6, 2015. While in port, Spearhead’s embarked military detachment will conduct bilateral training with Gabon […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s first Joint High-Speed Vessel, USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), is scheduled to visit the Port of St. Petersburg beginning Sunday, Feb. 10. The ship will remain in port until its departure Tuesday afternoon. The port call is primarily a working visit and an opportunity for senior officials and military personnel from U.S. Central Command […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in Sekondi, Ghana, for a routine port visit Feb. 3, 2015. Spearhead is currently in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations (AOO) to assist in U.S. and partner nation maritime law enforcement interoperability, and to support partner nation capacity building during its […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s first-in-class joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departed Rota, Spain March 2, as the ship now sets sail to the waters off Africa to participate with Africa partners in a series of engagements and exercises.   Since departing her homeport in Virginia Beach, Va., Spearhead has traveled more than 9,000 nautical […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) pulled in to Rota, Spain, for a scheduled port visit Jan. 6, 2015. The ship is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to support the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station (APS). Cmdr. Matthew Flemming, Africa Partnership Station […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) patrols the Atlantic Ocean as part of Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership 2015. Spearhead is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility in support of the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station. Image: US Navy

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2014

    USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), the U.S. Navy’s first of ten joint, high-speed vessels (JHSV) docked in Rota, Spain on Monday, January 27 for its first port call on its maiden deployment, aimed at building up relations with partner nations in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of West Africa and in the Gulf of Guinea. […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel, USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), made a brief stop at Naval Station Mayport Feb. 14 to introduce the ship to Commander, U.S. 4th Fleet on its way to its new homeport in Little Creek, Va. The port call is an opportunity for senior officials and military personnel from U.S. 4th […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in Belize, Aug. 3, to offload adaptive force packages (AFPs) during Southern Partnership Station-Joint High Speed Vessel 2015 (SPS-JHSV 15). SPS-JHSV 15 is a U.S. 4th Fleet deployment designed to strengthen civil and maritime capabilities with regional partner nations in the Central, South American and Caribbean areas of […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ghanaian maritime operations center is the host of the African Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) operation which started February 4. Aside from the U.S. Navy, and U.S. Coast Guard, the operation involves members of the Ghanaian Navy. Activities are being conducted from the Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1), in coordination with […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The USNS Spearhead and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners and U.S., Spanish and British Marines began the Cameroonian phase of Africa Partnership Station (APS) March 11, 2015 in Douala, Cameroon. Spearhead will function as a training platform for Cameroonian marines to practice maritime interdiction boardings in preparation for Obangame Express […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), along with its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors and civil service mariners, departed Mindelo, Cabo Verde, following a scheduled port visit May 11, 2015. The visit is Spearhead’s final port call as it finishes up its deployment in U.S. 6th Fleet area of […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Industry news

      USNS Spearhead, the first of Navy’s joint high-speed vessels designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment, was christened Sept. 17 during a ceremony at Austal USA in Mobile, Ala. Military Sealift Command will own and operate Spearhead and the other other joint high-speed vessels, or JHSVs, that are under contract to […]

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

    Embarked Navy personnel conduct a small-arms weapons familiarization course utilizing the M-240B machine gun on March 23, 2015. The operation was conducted aboard the Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) in the Gulf of Guinea. Spearhead is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of the international […]

  • 18 April 2014

    Sailors and civil service mariners aboard joint, high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) delivered 46 pallets of humanitarian items donated by private companies to nongovernmental organizations as part of Project Handclasp in Lagos, Nigeria, April 15.   Project Handclasp is a U.S. Navy program that accepts and transports educational, humanitarian and goodwill material donated by […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in Luanda, Angola for a port visit to strengthen maritime capacity under Africa Partnership Station (APS), March 3, 2015. Spearhead is deployed in the US 6th Fleet Area of Operations (AOO) to support APS, working alongside West African partners to increase interoperability maritime […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners, Cameroonian military personnel and U.S., Spanish and British Marines wrapped up their participation in Exercise Obangame Express 2015, March 25. Spearhead is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to support the […]

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

    Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners, and U.S., Spanish and British Marines began taking part in Exercise Obangame Express 2015, March 20. Spearhead is functioning as a platform for Nigerian and Cameroonian forces to simulate maritime interdiction boardings for the multinational maritime security […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Joint, high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) arrived in Libreville, Gabon, for a port visit, April 23.   The port visit serves to continue U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s efforts to work with African partners to strengthen maritime partnerships throughout Africa. “For the past few months, we’ve been demonstrating the capabilities of the JHSV platform and […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    U.S., British and Spanish Marines embarked aboard Military Sealift Command joint, high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead conducted a full schedule of weapons and tactics training alongside Angolan military personnel as part of Africa Partnership Station 2015 in the port of Luanda, Angola, March 2-7. Additionally, Spearhead hosted several engagements aboard the ship including an embassy function […]