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July 17, 2018
Austal Opens New San Diego Operations Office
SAN DIEGO – Austal USA announced the official opening of its new San Diego operations office here today. The move is another milestone in the company’s growing service and support business. “Today’s opening is a direct reflection of the company’s commitment to provide the U.S. Navy, not only...
July 11, 2018
From high school to Austal USA: How local graduates are now building ships for the U.S. Navy
Over the last decade the nation has seen a decline in American craftsmen and craftswomen. However, Williamson, Baker and Murphy High School in Mobile, Ala. and the Alabama Industrial Development & Technology (AIDT) Maritime Training program are producing just what the United States is lacking...
May 17, 2018
Austal USA Earns 7th SCA Prestigious Excellence in Safety Award
Austal USA received the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) prestigious Excellence in Safety award during SCA’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on May 17.   SCA, the national association representing the U.S. shipyard industry, honors companies with annual safety awards for enhancement of...
May 5, 2018
Austal USA Hosts Christening for the Future USS Cincinnati (LCS 20)
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA celebrated the christening of Littoral Combat Ship 20 (LCS 20), the future USS Cincinnati, with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility this morning. Cincinnati is the tenth of 15 Independence-variant LCS Austal USA has under contract with the U.S....
May 1, 2018
Austal USA Acquires Technology Leader ElectraWatch
Austal USA announced today it has acquired privately held ElectraWatch, Inc. in an all cash stock purchase. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to earnings and the business will remain a standalone business, part of the Austal USA portfolio. Headquartered in Charlottesville,...
April 30, 2018
Austal USA Delivers Eighth Independence-Variant Littoral Combat Ship to the U.S. Navy
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA delivered its eighth Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy yesterday – the second one delivered this year. The future USS Tulsa (LCS 16) will be the thirteenth LCS to enter the fleet. “The Austal team is excited to turn over another incredible...
March 8, 2018
Littoral Combat Ship TULSA (LCS 16) Completes Acceptance Trials
MOBILE, Ala. – Tulsa (LCS 16), the eighth Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) built by Austal, successfully completed acceptance trials March 08 in the Gulf of Mexico. This milestone achievement involved the execution of intense comprehensive tests by the Austal-led industry team while...
February 28, 2018
Austal USA Delivers Twelfth Littoral Combat Ship to the U.S. Navy
MOBILE, Ala. – Austal USA delivered its seventh Independence-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) to the U.S. Navy on Wednesday, Feb. 28. The future USS Manchester (LCS 14) will be the twelfth LCS to enter the fleet. “We’re so excited to deliver another LCS to the fleet,” said Austal USA President...
February 24, 2018
Austal USA Christens USNS Burlington (EPF 10)
MOBILE, Ala. - Austal celebrated the christening of Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) the future USNS Burlington (EPF 10) with a ceremony at its state-of-the-art shipbuilding facility this morning. Burlington is the tenth of 12 EPFs that Austal has under contract with the U.S. Navy with a combined...
January 31, 2018
Austal's LCS Supplier Day
Austal USA honored the following LCS vendors with Supplier Awards during our recent 2018 LCS Supplier Day event in Washington, D.C. Congratulations to all our Award Winners: Supplier Performance Award - W&O Supply Supplier Excellence Award - Pierce Aluminum Supplier Innovation Award - Berard ...