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November 3, 2017
Austal's EPF 9 Completes Acceptance Trials
Mobile, Ala. – Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on USNS City of Bismarck, Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 9), October 20, in the Gulf of Mexico. City of Bismarck is slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy later this year and is...
September 16, 2017
USNS Spearhead Crew Provides Hurricane Irma Relief Support to Sint Maarten
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten (September 16, 2017) Sailors and Military Sealift Command civil service mariners assigned to the expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) and marines of the Royal Dutch Marine Corps load pallets of water...
June 30, 2017
Austal-built T-EPF 1 Lead Ship In Humanitarian Mission
Southern Partnership Station 2017 Begins MAYPORT, FL, UNITED STATES 06.30.2017 Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Hendricks U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S....
May 19, 2017
AUSTAL USA CELEBRATES CHRISTENING OF USNS CITY OF BISMARCK (EPF 9)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipyard on May 13. City of Bismarck is the ninth of 12 Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels...
April 22, 2017
AUSTAL DELIVERS EIGHTH EXPEDITIONARY FAST TRANSPORT, USNS YUMA, TO U.S. NAVY
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA met with Navy officials to finalize the documentation required to make the delivery of USNS Yuma (EPF 8) official.  Documents were signed during a small event held onboard the ship here yesterday. The EPF...
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...