Expeditionary fast transport USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1)

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Classification

Type:
type: Transport

Basic information

Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Austal USA
Operator:
Laid down:
Launched:
In service:
Status:
IMO number:
9 647 992
MMSI:
369 460 000

Ship measurements

Deadweight:
1515 t
Length:
103 m
Beam:
28.5 m
Draught:
3.83 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * MTU 20V8000 M71L diesel engines
  • 4 * ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
Speed:
43 knots
Range:
1,200 nmi (1,400 mi; 2,200 km)

Crew

Complement:
46
Capacity:
358

Assets

Troops:
312
Capacity:

544 tonne

Boats & landing craft:

Can deploy various rigid hull inflatable boats

Armament:

4 * mounts for M2 .50 caliber machine guns

Aircraft:
  • Landing pad for a helicopter, up to CH-53 Super Stallion/CH-53K King Stallion
  • Parking and storage area for MH-60 Seahawk

USNS Spearhead (T-EPF-1) (formerly JHSV-1) is the first Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport to be operated by the Military Sealift Command. USNS Spearhead was christened on 17 September 2011.

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