Expeditionary fast transport USNS Puerto Rico (T-EPF-11)

RBJ
1 year ago
Expeditionary fast transport USNS Puerto Rico (T-EPF-11) 0
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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:
IMO number:
9 827 229
MMSI:
368 926 094

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
  • Helipad

USNS Puerto Rico (T-EPF-11) will be the eleventh Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport and will be operated by the Military Sealift Command.

Puerto Rico is under construction in Mobile, Alabama by Austal USA. Puerto Rico was christened on 10 November 2018.

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