Expeditionary fast transport USNS Burlington (T-EPF-10)

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Classification

Type:
type: Transport

Basic information

Country of build:
Builder:
builder: Austal USA
Operator:
Awarded:
Laid down:
Launched:
In service:
Status:

Ship measurements

Deadweight:
1515 t
Length:
103 m
Beam:
28.5 m
Draught:
3.83 m

Machine

Propulsion:
  • 4 * MTU 20V8000 M71L diesel engines
  • 4 * ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
Speed:
43 knots
Range:
1,200 nmi (1,400 mi; 2,200 km)

Crew

Complement:
46
Capacity:
358

Assets

Troops:
312
Capacity:

544 tonne

Boats & landing craft:

Can deploy various rigid hull inflatable boats

Armament:

4 * mounts for M2 .50 caliber machine guns

Aircraft:
  • Landing pad for a helicopter, up to CH-53 Super Stallion/CH-53K King Stallion
  • Parking and storage area for MH-60 Seahawk

USNS Burlington (T-EPF-10) will be the tenth Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport and will be operated by the Military Sealift Command. It will be the first ship in naval service named after Burlington, Vermont’s largest city.

Burlington was christened on 24 February 2018 by ship's sponsor Marcelle Leahy and launched at Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama on 1 March 2018.

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