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Press Releases

March 29, 2019
Austal USA Honors Women's History Month Through Outreach to Students at Blount High School
Mobile, Ala. – In honor of Women’s History Month, several women from Austal USA joined KL Moore, a graduate of Murphy High School and owner of KL Moore Image Group, in an outreach program for Blount High School’s Junior and Senior female students. “It was a privilege for Austal USA to have been...
March 26, 2019
U.S. Navy Awards Austal USA Contract for Expeditionary Fast Transport Ships 13 & 14
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA was awarded a $261.8 million contract for the 13th and 14th Expeditionary Fast Transport ships (EPF) by the U.S. Navy yesterday. This new contract not only expands Austal’s current 12-ship EPF program, but sets the company and the U.S. Navy up for a potential transition to...
February 22, 2019
Austal USA to Hire Hundreds in 2019
Due to recent contract awards and our expanding post-delivery and service business unit, Austal USA is rapidly increasing its hiring pace. Austal plans to hire hundreds of employees in 2019. As the largest manufacturer in south Alabama, Austal offers competitive compensation and benefits with a...
February 22, 2019
Construction Begins on the Future USS Canberra (LCS 30)
Mobile, Ala. – Construction on the future USS Canberra (LCS 30) began today in Austal USA’s state-of-the-art module manufacturing facility. Dave Growden, native Australian, LCS Program Director and a 30-year member of Austal's team, had the honor of pushing the button to start the router that cut...
February 5, 2019
INDY Variant Littoral Combat Ship 36 and 38 Named USS Kingsville and USS Pierre
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA is excited to learn the Secretary of the Navy has named littoral combat ships 36 and 38. LCS 36 is the USS Kingsville after Kingsville, Texas, and LCS 38 is USS Pierre after the capitol city of South Dakota. The names were revealed this week by the U.S. Navy. The two ships...
January 31, 2019
Indy Variant Littoral Combat Ship 34 Named USS Augusta
Mobile, Ala. – Austal USA is excited to learn the name of littoral combat ship 34 is the USS Augusta (LCS 34) after the beautiful city of Augusta, Maine. The name was revealed today by the U.S. Navy and U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King. LCS 34 will be built at Austal USA’s state of the...
January 25, 2019
Austal USA Awarded $16M Post-Delivery Contract Expanding Its Alabama Operations
Mobile, Ala. –the U.S. Navy awarded Austal USA a $16.3 million contract yesterday to perform extended industrial post-delivery availability work at its Mobile, Alabama manufacturing facility – a first for Austal USA and the Navy. Austal USA will perform post-delivery work on Littoral Combat Ship 20...
December 23, 2018
Austal USA Receives US$21M Order for U.S. Navy LCS Post Delivery Service Work
Mobile, Ala. – The United States Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA, as the prime contractor, a $21,070,175 order against a previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) to accomplish the Post Shakedown Availability (PSA) execution for the Littoral Combat Ship USS Manchester (LCS 14...
December 17, 2018
Austal USA Awarded LCS 36 and 38
After delivering an unprecedented three Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ships this year, Austal USA was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy today to build two additional LCS for the US Navy fleet – bringing the total to four LCS awarded to Austal USA in 2018. The specific value of each...
December 4, 2018
U.S. Navy Orders Long Lead-Time Material for EPF 14
The U.S. Navy has awarded Austal an undefinitized contract action (UCA), valued at $40.3 million, to fund the acquisition of long lead-time material (LLTM) and production engineering associated with the construction of a 103-meter Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) to be designated EPF 14. Austal...