- 4 * MTU 20V8000 M71L diesel engines
- 4 * ZF 60000NR2H reduction gears
Can deploy various rigid hull inflatable boats
4 * mounts for M2 .50 caliber machine guns
- Landing pad for a helicopter, up to CH-53 Super Stallion/CH-53K King Stallion
- Parking and storage area for MH-60 Seahawk
USNS Newport (T-EPF-12) will be the twelfth Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport and will be operated by the Military Sealift Command. It will be the fourth ship in naval service named after Newport, Rhode Island.
Newport is under construction in Mobile, Alabama by Austal USA.