U.S. Navy Minemen 2nd Class Matthew Rishovd, left, and Kody Egelhoff, both assigned to High Speed Vessel Two Swift, repair a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration buoy in the Atlantic Ocean Jan. 25, 2008. The Sailors are fixing the buoys to help NOAA collect weather data that could help predict hurricanes and other inclement weather. This mission is part of Africa Partnership Station, a multinational effort to bring the latest training and techniques to maritime professionals in nine West andCentral African countries. DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Elizabeth Merriam, U.S. Navy.
I remain a fan of the High Speed Vessel concept. Anyone have any new on how it’s performing and if there are any plans to get more?