USNS John Glenn Passes Acceptance Trials

first_imgComplement34 mariners Back to overview,Home naval-today USNS John Glenn Passes Acceptance Trials View post tag: USNS February 13, 2014 View post tag: Glenn [mappress]Naval Today Staff, February 13, 2014; Image: US Navy USNS John Glenn Passes Acceptance Trials Training & Education Speed20 knots View post tag: Acceptance MOBILE LANDING PLATFORM (MLP) SPECIFICATIONS Length233 m USNS JOHN GLENN AT SEA TRIALSThe US Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform, USNS John Glenn, passed Acceptance Trials, which took place off the coast of San Diego on February 7. Range9,000 nautical miles The trials and tests were conducted off the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) shipyard by the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV).USNS John Glenn was christened on February 1st at NASSCO shipyard.The MLP vessels are envisaged to provide a “pier at sea” that will become the core of the Navy/Marine Corps sea basing concept. This capability will allow prepositioning ships to offload equipment and supplies to the MLP for transshipment to shore by other vessels. View post tag: John View post tag: Navy Share this article View post tag: News by topic View post tag: trials View post tag: passes View post tag: Naval StatusInactivelast_img