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JHSV 1 completes builder’s sea trials

Shipbuilder Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, reports that Joint High Speed Vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) has completed builder’s sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico. The trials encompassed over 50 demonstration events

Navsea awards LCS program contract mods

The Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (Navsea) has awarded contract modifications for the Literal Combat Ship program to both Lockheed Martin Corp.and Austal USA. Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Md., is being awarded

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Navy christens first Joint High Speed Vessel

USNS Spearhead, the first of the U.S. Navy’s joint high-speed vessels designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment, was christened September 17, 2011 during a ceremony at shipbuilder Austal

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Congress approves two-yard LCS acquisition

A year-end Congressional cliff-hanger ended with the Navy getting the authority it needs to go ahead with the acquisition of 20 littoral combat ships, 10 from each of the two competing teams.