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.
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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.
01 Mar 2021
The U.S. Navy awarded Austal USA a $235 million undefinitized contract action modification on Feb. 26, 2021, for the detailed design and construction of EPF 15.
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.
30 Jan 2019
The U.S. Navy held a keel laying and authentication ceremony for its twelfth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, Newport (EPF 12), at Austal USA’s shipyard., Jan. 29. The keel was said to be “truly and fairly laid” as it was authenticated by Charlotte Dorrance Marshall, signing her initials into the keel plate.