21 septembre 2014
Sep 16, 2014 ASDNews Source : US Navy
The Navy accepted delivery of Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River from the Austal USA shipbuilder, Sept. 15.
The delivery marks a major milestone, the official transfer of the vessel from the shipbuilder to the Navy. USNS Fall River is the U.S. Navy's fourth Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV).
9 juillet 2014
USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) sea trials in 2012
Jul 8, 2014 ASDNews Source : US Navy
The Navy's fourth Joint High Speed Vessel, the future USNS Fall River (JHSV 4) successfully completed Builder's Trials July 2.
Builder's Trials are the first opportunity for the shipbuilder to operate and evaluate the ship underway. During the trials the builder, Austal USA, carried out testing to demonstrate the performance of all of the ship's major systems including Fall River's propulsion plant as well as the communications, navigation, and ride control systems.