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Central Command Area of Responsibility (Jan. 26, 2003) -- The United States Army Vessel (USAV) Theater Support Vessel-1X (TSV-1X) Spearhead offloads a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) to the pier while at a port within the Central Command Area of Responsibility.  The 98 meter-long wave-piercing catamaran has an average speed of 40+ knots and will be utilized on missions which can take advantage of its speed and flexibility when transporting troops and cargo. The Spearhead is forward-deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 1st Class Brien Aho.  (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
January 26, 2003
Photographer's Mate 1st Class Brien Aho
Caption Writer
JOC Musser, NVNS Staff
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Army
Primary Equipment
Other Visible Equipment
Plane Number
Not available
Not available
Tail Code
Not available
Not available
Docked, vehicle loading ramp lowered