Austal USA christened Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF-13) USNS Apalachicola yesterday. Austal has delivered twelve EPFs since December 2012. USNS Apalachicola is slated for delivery this summer.
Tag Archives : EPF
05 Sep 2021
Naval News asked the U.S. Navy for more information regarding the future replacements for the T-AH hospital ships and what the U.S. Navy intends to do for expanded expeditionary shipborne medical coverage.
17 Aug 2021
At the Sea Air Space show which took place earlier this month, Austal was for the first time showcasing a scale model of its expeditionary medical ship (EMS).
09 Jun 2021
Austal USA has been awarded a US$44 million fixed-price, undefinitised contract modification for the design, procurement, production implementation and demonstration of autonomous capability on Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 13, USNS Apalachicola.
04 Oct 2020
The U.S. Navy has announced that USNS Burlington will carry out a proof-of-concept test: The EPF ship will serve as an afloat forward staging base style platform
17 Sep 2020
Vestdavit Inc., the US operation set up by industry-leading davit supplier Vestdavit, has won a contract to deliver boat launch-and-recovery systems to two Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessels belonging to the United States Navy.
03 Sep 2020
Austal Limited is pleased to announce that USNS Newport (EPF 12) has been delivered to the United States Navy from Austal USA's state-of-the-art shipyard in Mobile, Alabama.
04 Aug 2020
Austal USA and the U.S. Navy’s Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) program successfully completed integrated trials on the future USNS Newport (EPF 12), in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship is now ready to be delivered to the U.S. Navy.
21 Feb 2020
Austal USA in Mobile, Ala., launched the future USNS Newport (EPF 12) into the Mobile River on February 20. This is the first Navy ship that Austal has launched in 2020.
13 Nov 2019
Austal Ltd is pleased to announce that Austal USA has christened the twelfth Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF), the future USNS Newport (EPF 12), at a ceremony held over the weekend at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama.