Austal USA awarded $44 million to develop EPF autonomyWritten by Marine Log Staff
The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, a $44,000,000 contract modification for the detail design, procurement, production implementation, and demonstration of autonomous capability in Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) 13.
Work will be performed in Mobile, Alabama (60%); Reston, Virginia (35%); and Fairfax, Virginia (5%), and is expected to complete by July 2022.
Fiscal 2021 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) cost-to-complete funding in the amount of $22,000,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
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