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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Trenton

USNS Trenton (JHSV 5)The Navy accepted delivery of the USNS Trenton (JHSV 5), its fifth joint high speed vessel, April 13.

Having completed acceptance trials only a month ago, the ship continues to meet key milestones as it progresses towards operational status. Now delivered to the Navy, the ship's crew will begin move-aboard and familiarization before the ship sails away from the shipyard to begin her shakedown period and final contract trials later this year.

"JHSVs continue to surpass our expectations and Trenton is no exception. Built from a mature design, unwavering requirements and with a committed Navy/Industry partnership, JHSV-5 has been designed to support and enable critical Navy missions throughout the world," said Strategic and Theater Sealift Program Manager Capt. Henry Stevens.

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