Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) Media Kit
INTEGRATING THE EPF'S WHOLE SHIP ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS
General Dynamics is a subcontractor on the Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) program, formerly named the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV), which will be a joint-use platform operated by both the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy. As the ship mission system integrator, General Dynamics designs, integrates and tests the ship’s electronic systems including an open architecture computing infrastructure (OPEN CI), internal and external communication, electronic navigation, aviation and armament systems.
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 Austal has under contract with the U.S. Navy.
The completely reengineered Bluefin-9 unmanned underwater vehicle combines high navigational accuracy, outstanding sonar resolution, and precision manufacturing to deliver defense, commercial and academic customers highly-detailed subsurface data in minutes rather than hours.
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA proudly hosted the christening of the nation’s 22nd Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Kansas City, at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility today.