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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 ...
December 21, 2017
Austal Delivers Second Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) to U.S. Navy In 2017
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA met with Navy officials here today onboard the ship to finalize the documentation required to make the delivery of USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9) official.  EPF 9 is the second ship in this program that Austal has delivered in 2017, with the Navy taking delivery of USNS...
December 15, 2017
Littoral Combat Ship MANCHESTER (LCS 14) Completes Acceptance Trials
MOBILE, Ala. – Manchester (LCS 14), the seventh Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) built by Austal, successfully completed acceptance trials December 15 in the Gulf of Mexico. This milestone achievement involved the execution of intense comprehensive tests by the Austal-led industry...
November 17, 2017
Austal Honors Apprentice Graduates
In conjunction with National Apprenticeship Week, Austal USA celebrated the graduation of 38 members of our cutting-edge four-year apprenticeship program at a formal graduation ceremony held at the Mobile Convention Center last night. This is the second class of Austal apprentices to graduate in...
November 3, 2017
Austal's EPF 9 Completes Acceptance Trials
Mobile, Ala. – Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on USNS City of Bismarck, Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF 9), October 20, in the Gulf of Mexico. City of Bismarck is slated for delivery to the U.S. Navy later this year and is the ninth ship in Austal’s 12-ship EPF contract valued at...
October 8, 2017
Austal USA awarded Littoral Combat Ship 30
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA was awarded a construction contract by the U.S. Navy today to build an additional Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship, its fifteenth ship in the class. The award of LCS 30 is a clear sign of the Navy’s confidence in Austal’s LCS program. The specific value of the...