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USNS Bismarck (T-EPF-9)

Artist's conception of Joint High Speed Vessel
History
U.S.
Name: USNS Bismarck
Operator: Military Sealift Command
Awarded: 24 February 2012[1]
Builder: Austal USA
Status: On order
General characteristics
Class & type: Spearhead class Joint High Speed Vessel
Length: 103.0 m (337 ft 11 in)
Beam: 28.5 m (93 ft 6 in)
Draft: 3.83 m (12 ft 7 in)
Propulsion:
Speed: 43 knots (80 km/h; 49 mph)
Troops: 312
Crew: Capacity of 41, 22 in normal service
Aviation facilities: Landing pad for medium helicopter

USNS Bismarck will be the ninth Spearhead-class Joint High Speed Vessel, to be operated by the Military Sealift Command.[1] It will be the first ship in naval service named after Bismarck, North Dakota’s capital city.[2] Bismarck will be built in Mobile, Alabama by Austal USA.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Bismarck". Naval Vessel Register. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Navy Names Multiple Ships" (Press release) (415-13). U.S. Department of Defense. 6 June 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Austal awarded construction contract for JHSV 8 and 9" (Press release). Austal USA. 2 February 2012. Retrieved 1 July 2015. 
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