New contract with Powergen/US Navy Military Sealift Command
Light Structures have received a purchase order from Powergen Controls, for the US Navy Military Sealift Command Spearhead project, for delivery of a Hull Stress Monitoring System.
USNS Spearhead is the first Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport to be operated by the Military Sealift Command. USNS Spearhead was christened on 17 September – 2011.
Spearhead is 103 meters long and 28.5 meters in beam, and has a draft of 3.83 meters. She has space for 41 crewmembers, sleeping accommodations for up to 150 people and an additional 312 seats for troop transport.