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July 5, 2017
U.S. Navy kicks off 8th Annual Naval Engagement Activity with visit to Cam Ranh International Port, Vietnam
CAM RAHN, VIETNAM 07.05.2017 Courtesy Story Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific     The U.S. Navy began the eighth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) with the Vietnam People's Navy on July 5 with...
June 30, 2017
Austal-built T-EPF 1 Lead Ship In Humanitarian Mission
Southern Partnership Station 2017 Begins MAYPORT, FL, UNITED STATES 06.30.2017 Story by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Hendricks U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command & U.S. Fourth Fleet    ...
June 26, 2017
Austal USA Awarded Littoral Combat Ship 28
Mobile, Ala. – As a clear sign of confidence in Austal USA’s Littoral Combat Ship program, the U.S. Navy on Friday awarded the company a construction contract to build an additional LCS. The specific value of the contract is under the congressional cost cap of $584 million per ship. “We’re very...
June 5, 2017
Austal USA Earns 10th Prestigious SCA Safety Award
Mobile, Ala. - Austal USA was recognized again as one of the safest shipyards in the country by the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) at their quarterly meeting in mid-May. Austal employees take pride and work hard to maintain a safe working environment which paid off when the company received...
May 23, 2017
Littoral Combat Ship Omaha (LCS 12) Completes Acceptance Trials
MOBILE, Ala. – Omaha (LCS 12), the sixth Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) built by Austal, successfully completed acceptance trials May 12 in the Gulf of Mexico. This milestone achievement involved the execution of intense comprehensive tests by the Austal-led industry team while...
May 19, 2017
AUSTAL USA CELEBRATES CHRISTENING OF USNS CITY OF BISMARCK (EPF 9)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport ship USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipyard on May 13. City of Bismarck is the ninth of 12 Expeditionary Fast Transport vessels (EPF) that Austal has under contract with the U.S...
April 22, 2017
AUSTAL DELIVERS EIGHTH EXPEDITIONARY FAST TRANSPORT, USNS YUMA, TO U.S. NAVY
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA met with Navy officials to finalize the documentation required to make the delivery of USNS Yuma (EPF 8) official.  Documents were signed during a small event held onboard the ship here yesterday. The EPF program provides the Navy with a high-speed intra-theater transport...
April 13, 2017
Austal supports youth education and Mobile County Public School System with STEM donation
Austal’s pledge to support education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields remains one of the company’s top priorities. Looking to support the local education infrastructure, Austal USA donated welding machines and supplies to the Mobile County Public School System, April...
February 11, 2017
AUSTAL USA CHRISTENS TULSA (LCS 16)
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA proudly hosted the christening of the nation’s 16th littoral combat ship (LCS), the future USS Tulsa, here Saturday, Feb. 11. Tulsa (LCS 16) is the sixth LCS in Austal’s 11-ship contract, worth over $3.5 billion. With its shallow draft of 14 feet, the Austal-built...
February 8, 2017
AUSTAL’S EPF 8 COMPLETES ACCEPTANCE TRIALS
Mobile, Ala. – Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on USNS Yuma, Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 8), January 26, in the Gulf of Mexico returning with a broom flying from the mast indicating a “clean sweep”. Yuma is slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy later this spring and is the...