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USNS Brunswick (JHSV-6)
USNS Brunswick (JHSV-6) at Austal USA in May 2015
USNS Brunswick (JHSV-6)
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Name: USNS Brunswick
Operator: Military Sealift Command
Awarded: 30 June 2011[1]
Builder: Austal USA
Laid down: 2 December 2014[1]
Launched: 19 May 2015[1]
Status: Under construction
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: 4 × MTU 20V8000 M71L diesel engines
4 × ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
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 Brunswick is the sixth Spearhead-class Joint High Speed Vessel,[1] to be operated by the Military Sealift Command.[2] It will be the fourth ship in naval service named after Brunswick, Georgia.[3]

Brunswick is under construction at Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama. It was launched on 19 May 2015 and is expected to be delivered before the end of 2015.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Brunswick". Naval Vessel Register. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Future USNS Brunswick (JHSV 6) Launched". Team Ships Public Affairs, U.S. Navy. 19 May 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  3. "Secretary of the Navy Names Multiple Ships". U.S. Department of Defense. 12 April 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 

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