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February 8, 2017
AUSTAL’S EPF 8 COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TRIALS
Mobile, Ala. – Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on USNS Yuma, Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 8), January 26, in the Gulf of Mexico returning with a broom flying from the mast indicating a “clean sweep”. Yuma is...
September 16, 2016
AUSTAL AWARDED NAVY CONTRACT FOR EXPEDITIONARY FAST TRANSPORT SHIPS 11 & 12
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA was awarded a $326 million contract for the 11th and 12th Expeditionary Fast Transport ships (EPF) by the U.S. Navy late yesterday. This new contract supplements the 2008 fully-funded EPF 10-ship block-buy agreement...
August 20, 2016
AUSTAL USA HOSTS CHRISTENING OF USNS YUMA (EPF 8)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of the Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS Yuma (EPF 8) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipyard here, this morning. The ship’s sponsor, former Secretary of Homeland Security and...
June 27, 2016
U.S. Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS Carson City from Austal USA
  Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) team finalized the delivery of USNS Carson City (EPF 7) to the U.S. Navy during a small document-signing event held onboard the ship here on June 24, 2016. The EPF...
June 7, 2016
SEVENTH AUSTAL EPF COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TRIALS
Mobile, Ala. – Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on USNS Carson City, Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 7), May 25th, in the Gulf of Mexico. Carson City is slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy by the end of the year and is the...
May 5, 2016
AUSTAL AWARDED US$18.5 MILLION FOR 12TH U.S. NAVY EXPEDITIONARY FAST TRANSPORT LONG-LEAD MATERIALS
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA was awarded a US$18.5 million contract to procure long-lead materials for the 12th Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel (EPF) for the U.S. Navy. The award covers materials including main propulsion engines, generators...
March 29, 2016
Austal celebrates keel-laying for nation’s eighth Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel - Yuma (EPF 8)
MOBILE, Ala., – Austal celebrated the keel-laying milestone for the Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel Yuma (EPF 8) here today with a ceremony marking a significant milestone in the ship’s construction. This ship is the eighth EPF built...
February 12, 2016
USNS Brunswick Sails Away from Austal USA
Mobile, Ala. – The USNS Brunswick (T-EPF 6) sailed away from Austal’s ship manufacturing facility here today following her post-delivery availability. The 338-ft Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel (EPF), delivered to the Navy in January...
January 16, 2016
Austal delivers sixth Expeditionary Fast Transport to the U.S. Navy
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA delivered the nation’s sixth Expeditionary Fast Transport vessel, USNS Brunswick (EPF 6), to the U.S. Navy here Jan. 14, 2016. The Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) program, formerly named the Joint High Speed...
January 16, 2016
Austal hosts christening of new Expeditionary Fast Transport USNS Carson City (EPF 7)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport USNS Carson City (EPF 7) with a ceremony this morning at its state-of-the-art shipyard here. USNS Carson City is the seventh of 10 Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels...