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Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) Related News

November 10, 2018
Austal USA Christens USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) the future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipbuilding facility this morning. Puerto Rico is the eleventh of 12 EPFs that...
October 18, 2018
U.S. Navy Orders Material for EPF 13
The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal an undefinitized contract action (UCA), valued at $57.8 million, to fund the acquisition of long lead-time material (LLTM) and production engineering associated with the construction of a 103-meter Expeditionary Fast...
August 9, 2018
Austal's Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 10 Completes Acceptance Trials
Mobile, Ala. – Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on Burlington, Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 10), last week, in the Gulf of Mexico.  Burlington is slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy in the Fall and is the tenth ship...
February 24, 2018
Austal USA Christens USNS Burlington (EPF 10)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) the future USNS Burlington (EPF 10) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipbuilding facility this morning. Burlington is the tenth of 12 EPFs that Austal has...
December 21, 2017
Austal Delivers Second Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) to U.S. Navy In 2017
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA met with Navy officials here today onboard the ship to finalize the documentation required to make the delivery of USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9) official.  EPF 9 is the second ship in this program that Austal has...
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...