WASHINGTON – The U.S. Navy has successfully tested a new lightweight ramp intended for use on the Navy’s Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV). The advanced ramp would provide significant improvement over the JHSV’s current ramp by allowing the loading or unloading of people and combat vehicles in rougher ocean conditions than are currently possible between a JHSV and another ship, pier, mobile landing platform or more, Navy officials say. During the test, the ramp was able to ...


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